picture of Eighth Nome symbol hieroglyph of Abydos
  Eighth Nome Abydos
  Visit my nomarch's page in the Eighth Nome

Welcome to Abydos/Abedju

Come visit us:



Take the famous north tour!
Predynastic times
Take the south tour
Old Kingdom
Read about kings and queens mentioned in these pages.
Middle Kingdom
Hungry? Eat at McMentuhotep's
  New Kingdom Glossary of terms
  We hope you enjoy your stay in Abydos. Come again and see how we've grown! Meanwhile, pick up a badge to show you were here.

Abydos is a pilgrimage site for all of Egypt.
Pilgrim badge

From Panhistoria, save the picture and use this code:

<a href="http://www.geocities.com/takhaetmentuhotep/8thnome/abydos/abydos.htm">
<img src="http://www.panhistoria.com/Stacks/Novels/Character_Homes/homedirs/3632images/pilgrim.jpg" border="0" width="213" height="118" alt="Pilgrim badge">

  Or perhaps this one is more suitable:
All I got was this badge
Code is:
<a href="http://www.geocities.com/takhaetmentuhotep/8thnome/abydos/abydos.htm">
<img src="http://www.panhistoria.com/Stacks/Novels/Character_Homes/homedirs/3632images/thisbadge.jpg" border="0" width="165" height="164" alt="All I got was this badge">

Note: This is for a research/roleplay group called Panhistoria

To the Eighth Nome (mine)

Visit earlier version of Old Kingdom Abydos

Map Sources

Manley, Bill. (1996). The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Egypt. NY: Penguin Putnam, Inc.

Parsons, Marie. Tour Egypt: Abydos. Available at http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/abydos.htm

Shaw, Ian, and Paul Nicholson. (1995, 2003). The Dictionary of Ancient Egypt. New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc.