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Abydos

Alternative site names: 
Abydus
Arabic site names: 
أبيدوس
Site description: 

Key to Map of Excavations in the Abydos Cemeteries (see: Abydos cemetery excavation map in the gallery from Snape, 1986).

1 = Egypt Exploration Fund Southern Dig House, with the “Well and Dog Hypogeum” to the east of it

2 = Frankfort excavations

3 = Amélineau excavation ‘5’ and ‘6’

4 = Frankfort excavations

5 = Peet Cemetery ‘E’

6 = Petrie Cemetery ‘G’

7 = Ayrton and Loat Cemetery ‘F’

8 = Peet Cemetery ‘T’

9 = Peet Cemetery ‘R’

10 = Neferhotep Stela (Mace and Randall-MacIver excavations)

11= Mace and Randall-MacIver Cemetery ‘D’

12 = Amélineau excavations

13 = Peet Cemeteries ‘X’, ‘B’, ‘C’, and ‘F’

14 = Garstang Cemetery ‘E’

15 = Peet Cemeteries ‘O’, ‘W’, and ‘Z’

16 = Currelly Cemetery ‘w’

17 = Currelly Cemetery ‘m’

18 = Currelly Cemetery ‘v’

19 = Peet Cemetery ‘Y’

20 = Amélineau excavations ‘3’

21 = Peet Cemetery ‘S’

22 = Peet Cemeteries ‘K’, ‘L’, and ‘N’

23 = Amélineau excavations ‘4’, “es-Zein”

24 = Peet Cemetery ‘M’

25 = Amélineau excavations ‘1’

26 = Peet Cemetery ‘D’

27 = Pennsylvania/Yale excavations

Type of site: 
Temples; town; pyramid;royal tombs; royal cenotaphs; cemeteries; animal necropolis
Timeframe: 
Temples (1st Dynasty-Graeco-Roman Period); town (Predynastic Period-Graeco-Roman Period); pyramid (3rd Dynasty); royal tombs (Dynasty 0-2nd Dynasty); royal cenotaphs (Middle Kingdom-New Kingdom); cemeteries (Naqada I-Graeco-Roman Period); animal necropolis (Late Period)
Overlay map: 
Original excavator's map showing the location of fieldwork superimposed on a modern Google Map image. Created by Kristian Brink 2015.
Excavation season: