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Abydos, Egypt: Abydos is one of the oldest cities of ancient Egypt, and also of the eighth nome in Upper Egypt, of which it was the capital city. It is located about 11 kilometres west of the Nile at latitude 26┬░ 10' N, near the modern Egyptian towns of el-'Araba el Madfuna and al-Balyana. The city was called Abdju in the ancient Egyptian language meaning "the hill of the symbol or reliquary", a reference to a reliquary in which the sacred head of Osiris was preserved.

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1911)

With a New Atlas of the World : a Work of General Reference in All Departments of Knowledge

Uman102 N Abydos, Egypt (see Arabatel┬░hladfunell) .

Google previewDeath Gods: An Encyclopedia of the Rulers, Evil Spirits, and Geographies of the Dead (2009)

by Ernest L. Abel

At Abydos, Egypt, the vulture goddesses, Nekhebet and Mut, are Osiris's guardians and ...

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