Abydos

Abydos

Abydos is one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt. It is located west of the Nile near the modern Egyptian towns of el-'Araba el Madfuna and al-Balyana. Considered one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt, the sacred city of Abydos was the site of many ancient temples, including Umm el-Qa'ab, and the memorial temple of Seti I.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Sohag Governorate

Site History: Fourth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments

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