ABIDOS – HISTORICAL PAST AND PRESENT
Abydos is an ancient Egyptian city that for many centuries was the largest religious and cultural center of the state. Abydos became a place of pilgrimage for the worshipers of the cult of the god Osiris of Egypt. Pharaohs built magnificent tombs and temples here.
An amazing temple of seven great deities was erected in this ancient city. It was built by Pharaoh Seti I, referring to the XIX dynasty. Continue reading