Abydos

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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.

Go Historic ID
318767
Short URL
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Names
Abydos
Styles
Address
Near al-Balyana, Nile Valley, north of Dendera in Upper Egypt
Egypt
Location
Coordinates
26.184778° N, 31.919070° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015