1902-03 Abydos

Type of fieldwork: 
Excavation
Season summary: 
  • Hilda Petrie and Margaret Murray picked up where Caulfield had left off the previous season at the temple of Sety at Abydos; published in Murray, M.A. 1904. The Osireion at Abydos.
  • Currelly continued Weigall's work in 'Cemetery S', revealing the subterranean tomb; Published in C. T. Currelly, E. R. Ayrton, and A. E. P. Weigall 1904. Abydos III. pp. 22-38.
Relevant archive holdings: 
London, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
Relevant publications: 

Catalogue of Egyptian antiquities : found by Prof. Flinders Petrie at Abydos and Drs Grenfell and Hunt at El Hibeh, Oxyrhynchus, &c. (Egypt Exploration Fund) and drawings from the Osireion (Egyptian Research Account), 1903; exhibited at University College, Gower Street, London, July 1st to 25th. 1903. London.yrton, E. R., C. T. Currelly, and A. E. Weigall 1904. Abydos. Part III. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund. London: Egypt Exploration Fund; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.

Murray, Margaret A. 1904. The Osireion at Abydos. British School of Archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian Research Account [9] (9th year). London: Bernard Quaritch.

Petrie, W. M. Flinders 1902. Abydos. Part II. 1903. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund 24. London: Egypt Exploration Fund; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.

Additional archive material: 
Oxford, Griffith Institute, University of Oxford
Associated Excavation Image: 
Aerial photograph showing the Temple and Cenotaph of Seti I at Abydos,   superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Kristian Brink, 2015.

Aerial photograph showing the Temple and Cenotaph of Seti I at Abydos,   superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Kristian Brink, 2015. 

Aerial photograph showing the Temple and Cenotaph of Seti I at Abydos,   superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Kristian Brink, 2015.

Aerial photograph showing the Temple and Cenotaph of Seti I at Abydos,   superimposed on a modern Google map image. Created by Kristian Brink, 2015. 

Photograph, Frankfort 1933: frontispiece.

RAF aerial photograph showing the temple and cenotaph of Seti I at Abydos.

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