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Khendjer is one of the few pharaohs of the 13th Dynasty to leave behind any monuments at all. His mortuary commplex was discovered in Saqqara in 1929. Of course, his name was known from before, from stela. He may have been Syrian or Palestiinain. He was documented as a military leader of foreign troops in Egypt.
The complex is enclosed by a mudbrick wall, with an inner wall of niched limestone. The internal wall may have replaced a wavy wall like that surrounding the pyramid at Mazghuna belonging to Amenemhet IV. The pyarmidon of the pyramid was found, with the king's throne name, Userkare, engraved.
The pyramid is between the existing pyramids of Pepi II (6th Dynasty) and Sensuret III (12th Dynasty). It is just south of the Mastaba Faroun, and in the southermost point of the necropolis. It is the only 13th Dynasty pyramid to be completed. However, it used mudbrick as core material, and all that is left today is a 1m mound of rubble and the internal structures underground.
The pyrmiad complex was never finished, and does not appear to be used for burialsl. However, insccriptions on the pyarmid and the subsidiary buildlings does hint at his reign, about fouryears long.