Abydos Egypt

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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.

Facts, Stats & Visitor Info

Go Historic ID
318767
Names
أبيدوس
Αβυδο&sigmaf
Abydos
Great Temple of Abydos
Temple of Seti I
Street Address
Near al-Balyana, Nile Valley, north of Dendera in Upper Egypt
Location
Coordinates
26.184778° N, 31.919070° E
Styles

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Title
Abydos (Egypt)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015