For the Egyptians, Abydos was one of the holiest sites in the world. It was the cult center of the god Osiris and the gateway to the underworld, and therefore a popular place of pilgrimage and burial. The temple complex at Abydos dates from the XIX Dynasty of the New Kingdom, around 1300 BCE.

Facts & Stats on Abydos

Names
أبيدوس
Αβυδο&sigmaf
Abydos
Great Temple of Abydos
Temple of Seti I
IDs
318767 Go Historic
Address
Near al-Balyana, Nile Valley, north of Dendera in Upper Egypt
Egypt
Location