abydos : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an ancient Greek colony on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles; scene of the legend of Hero and Leander
- Zahi Hawass in Al-Ahram Weekly
Abydos is archaeologically rich, and even more important historically than Giza and Luxor,Hawass said. "It was also a sacred pilgrimage site for Osiris, and almost every king in Ancient Egypt built a cenotaph or a chapel dedicated to the...