... King Seti I â¦ This magnificent alabaster sarcophagus comes from the tomb of the 19th Dynasty pharaoh Seti I. When the affair was discovered by Seti l, she helped murder him and committed suicide. One of the Museum's most renowned treasures is the sarcophagus of the Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I. < Back to Highlights. The bringing to life of the 3345-year-old face of Tutankhamun. Seti did die and was buried in the Valley of the Kings in around 1279 BC. Seti I spearheaded a series of battles to Western Asia, Canaan, Libya and Nubia. Seti I or Menmaatre Seti I (1290-1279 BCE) was a Nineteenth Dynasty pharaoh of Egyptâs New Kingdom. Together with his son, Ramses the Great, they triumphantly entered Kadesh and erected a victory monument at the site. Originally called Pa-ra-mes-su, Ramesses I was of non-royal birth, being born into a noble military family from the Nile Delta region, perhaps near the former Hyksos capital of Avaris.He was a son of a troop commander called Seti.His uncle Khaemwaset, an army officer, married Tamwadjesy, the matron of the Harem of Amun, who was a relative of Huy, the viceroy of Kush, an important state post. He was a large impact to the Ancient Egyptian community, gaining more land for the country, making more temples and fixing the ones that were decaying and increasing the prosperity of the land. She began an affair with the High Priest of Osiris, Imhotep, which was forbidden because no other men were allowed to touch her. As with many ancient Egypt dates, the precise dates of Seti Iâs reign remain a point of contention amongst historians. (Courtesy of Matt Loughrey / My Colorful Past ) Seti I and Moses . It was discovered in 1817 by Giovanni Belzoni, a flamboyant Italian Egyptologist â and former barber, circus performer, and hydrologist. He did eventually die after his adopted son, Moses, escaped to find who he really was,(probaly due to grief). A common alternate date for Seti Iâs reign is 1294 BC to 1279 BC. The name Seti means set which shows that he was devoted to the god Set also referred as âSethâ.. Seti I was the father to one of the famous Pharaohs of Egypt, Pharaoh â¦ Belzoni discovered the intricately carved coffin during his excavation of Tomb KV17 in ancient Thebes, now known as the Valley [â¦] Seti I, the second king of Egypt's 19th Dynasty, clearly signaled his ambition to restore Egypt's prestige of the earlier 18th Dynasty when he adopted the title, "Repeater of Birth" for his Horus name, which alluded to an inauguration of a new beginning of Egypt's greatness.He fought a number of campaigns of which three were in Canaan and Syria. Seti I was the only recorded pharaoh to have successfully accomplished this goal. The identity of Pharaoh in the Moses story has been much debated, but many scholars are inclined to accept that Exodus has King Ramses II in mind. Located in the Sepulchral Chamber in the basement of SISM of Sir John Soaneâs Museum, this vast sarcophagus was built to entomb the Egyptian Pharaoh Seti I (died 1279 BC). Pharaoh Seti I was born in 1323 BC and ruled Egypt from 1290 to 1279 BCE, during is rule Egypt was in its affluent peaks. Seti I is regarded as one of the most important pharaohs in Ancient Egyptian history, because of the many things he achieved in his reign. He had made his son Rameses II Prince Regent and later Pharaoh even before he himself died. Anck-Su-Namun was the imperial concubine of Pharaoh Seti I.