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Abydos
ABYDOS

Director: David O'Connor

December 2010 - May 2013

In recent years a primary aim of the project has been the systematic investigation of a series of mysterious monumental cultic buildings constructed by Egypt’s first kings on a low desert terrace overlooking the ancient town.  Although some of these monuments have been known for many years, they remained little investigated and not well understood.

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