This student-friendly introduction to the archaeology of ancient egypt guides readers from the paleolithic to the greco-roman periods, and has now been updated to include recent discoveries and new illustrations kahun and south abydos 202 78 nomarchs in middle egypt: the beni hasan tombs 206 ahmose’s abydos pyramid complex, the. Woseribre senebkay (alternatively seneb kay) was an ancient egyptian pharaoh during the second intermediate period the discovery of his tomb in january 2014 supports the existence of an independent abydos dynasty , contemporary with the fifteenth and sixteenth dynasties during the second intermediate period [2. A shrine of pepi i in south abydos bryan kraemer bryan kraemer see all articles by this author search google scholar for this author first published october 25, 2017 pp 13–34 abstract the journal of egyptian archaeology issn: 0307-5133 online issn: 2514-0582.
Wah-sut (wah-sut-khakaure archaeology in 1901-1902, charles trick currelly, arthur e p weigall, ayrton and flinders petrie found senusret iii's temple and tomb their first season in south abydos, they discovered the hidden tomb and a temple on the edge of the cultivation that is on axis. Us archaeologists digging at abydos, egypt say they have discovered the tomb of woseribre-senebkay, a previously unknown egyptian pharaoh who ruled during the. For more than three decades, abydos and its environs has been the focus of an archaeological expedition from the university of pennsylvania museum, yale university, and new york university's institute of fine arts in cooperation with egypt's supreme council for antiquities.
The south part of references to the vases see pis lay had collapsed nor part cleared while the south was refilled thickness of the walls ascertained about four to six inches across and in that the basalt is shown in pi being 52 inches over sand the pot and saucer side xl. During excavations at abydos between 2009 and 2011, a fragment of a red granite sarcophagus inscribed with the book of gates was discovered within a coptic monastery just to the south of the new kingdom temple of seti i archaeological and textual evidence. Although senwosret iii also had a pyramid complex at the site of dahshur, just south of modern cairo, it appears probable from recent evidence that south abydos served as the burial place of this. Dr josef wegner, associate director of egyptian archaeology at the university of pennsylvania and his team discovered the remains in south abydos, sohag province, egypt last year the body was discovered in a wooden coffin inside a four-chamber tomb. So back here at my desk for more writing, i am excited to find an email regarding some paid field work in egypt i may have the opportunity to undertake reflectance transformation imaging (rti) this autumn at south abydos in upper egypt prof.
Abydos in southern egypt is one of the great sites of ancient egyptian civilization at the dawn of egyptian history, ca 3000–2800 bce, abydos was the burial place of egypt’s first pharaohs subsequently the site became the primary cult center for veneration of osiris, god of the netherworld. Abydos middle cemetery project research description janet richards specializes in ancient northeast african archaeology and history, with special emphasis on conceptual landscapes, ideologies of power and responses to political crisis, the purposes of biography, and social transformations over time as materialized in mortuary and votive contexts. He reported on the discovery in the international journal of nautical archaeology josef wegner a royal boat burial and watercraft tableau of egypt’s 12th dynasty (c1850 bce) at south abydos.
Archaeology of south abydos - archaeology of south abydos the late middle kingdom settled in a city within egypt called microcosm which microcosms located just south of abydos in microcosm architectural and social engineering took place over 3,850 years ago in southern egypt. Archaeology of south abydos the late middle kingdom settled in a city within egypt called microcosm which microcosms located just south of abydos in microcosm architectural and social engineering took place over 3,850 years ago in southern egypt. Dr josef wegner speaking on new discoveries from the 2016 and 2017 excavations at anubis-mountain, south abydos upenn museum of archaeology and anthropology rainey auditorium upcoming events symposium campanum 2018 vergilian society october 4, 2018 to october 7, 2018.
Ahmed nakshara, south valley university, egyptology faculty of archaeology, graduate student studies egyptology, coptic language, and cuneiform inspector of. The temple of seti i is located in abydos, which is where many important and well-known pharaohs were buried this temple is considered among the finest examples of ancient egyptian art, also one of the largest memorial temples located along the edge of the floodplain to the south of osiris’ abydos. Arce-pa international archaeology day october lecture: of scribes and stables: recent discoveries in a new kingdom cemetery at south abydos sponsored by american research center in egypt, pennsylvania chapter (arce-pa) recent discoveries in a new kingdom cemetery at south abydos. Pharaoh senebkay, one of the earliest kings of a forgotten abydos dynasty, was brutally killed in battle more than 3,600 years ago, says a study that has reconstructed, blow by blow, the king's.