A ROYAL NECROPOLIS AT SOUTH ABYDOS: New Light on Egypt's Second Intermediate Period

@article{Wegner2015ARN,
  title={A ROYAL NECROPOLIS AT SOUTH ABYDOS: New Light on Egypt's Second Intermediate Period},
  author={Josef W. Wegner},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  year={2015},
  volume={78},
  pages={68 - 78}
}
  • Josef W. Wegner
  • Published 2015
  • History
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Excavations at South Abydos have revealed a royal necropolis dating to Egypt's late Second Intermediate Period, ca. 1650–1600 b.c.e. The necropolis includes the tomb of king Woseribre Seneb-Kay, as well as seven other tombs which — on the basis of architecture, artifacts and human remains — also belong to kings. The necropolis provides evidence for the existence of an independent kingdom, the “Abydos Dynasty,” contemporary with the Theban 16th Dynasty and the early-middle Hyksos Period, and… CONTINUE READING
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