Abydos


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an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles

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Abydos is considered to have been Egypt's capital during its pre-dynastic and early-dynastic times, and the latest excavation could help prove that claim.
Abydos, on the Asiatic mainland, is across the Hellespont from Sestos and is where Leander resides.
If earlier tales like The Bride of Abydos glittered with foreign words translated in the notes, Byron now refuses to translate Lara's "other tongue" for us; and even in the poem, only one character appears capable of translating for him, Lara's page, Kaled.
Moreover, one wonders how Warburton would explain the early dynastic enclosures at Abydos, or the open court in Zoser's mortuary complex, which may have been used for the performance of the ied-festival.
Abydos is one of the most fascinating and least-known sites of ancient Egypt, with a vast landscape of tombs and temples.
Essentially, it is a smaller version of Osireion, the symbolic tomb built by Pharaoh Seti I in Abydos, Luxor.
Alexander and other US and Egyptian scientists at the Osireion and Seti-1 temples, at Abydos, where I served as Mission Head.
Within weeks, Currelly was living with Petrie, learning how to identify and pack objects, and-upon arrival in Egypt--he was put in charge of a dig at Abydos.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Archaeologists working at the Southern Egyptian site of Abydos discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh: Woseribre Senebkay -- and the first material proof of a forgotten Abydos Dynasty, ca.
17 ( ANI ): Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh: Woseribre Senebkay - and the first material proof of a forgotten Abydos Dynasty, ca.
The same US team announced last week that it had identified the pharaoh whose tomb they unearthed at Abydos last year.
The upgraded reserve estimate, which compares to the previously published figure of 30 June 2012, includes a 21% increase at Mt Dove and a 25% rise at Abydos, where construction is currently underway.
9:00 ULTRASTRUCTURAL INVESTIGATIONS FOR PALYNOLOGICAL EVIDENCE IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS: CALCULUS OF AN OLD KINGDOM MUMMY FROM ABYDOS, EGYPT, Ian H.
The site of Abydos is one of the most important in the Nile Valley, with remains stretching from late prehistoric times onwards.
Highlights along the reopened section include the colorful rock tombs of Beni Hassan, the ruins of Tuna el-Gebel, and the white limestone temple at Abydos, the center of a holy city.