Abydos: Ancient Egyptian City of the Dead | University of Oxford

Abydos: Ancient Egyptian City of the Dead

Event date
Venue
Rewley House
1-7 Wellington Square
Oxford
OX1 2JA
Event type
Courses and workshops
Event cost
From £60
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Abydos truly was an ancient Egyptian city of the dead, with a vast necropolis populated by thousands of tombs, it served as the cult centre of Osiris, the Underworld god revered by pharaohs and ordinary Egyptians alike for two and a half thousand years.