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  • I and others discovered by Petrie at Abydos in Egypt and referred by him to the Ist Dynasty.
  • The great excavation of the Osireion at Abydos, begun for the Society (then the Egypt Exploration Fund) by Prof. Edouard Naville, 4 ' but suspended owing to the war, it has not been possible to resume at present, owing to the commitments of the Amarna site and the heavy expense of such work as that at the Osireion, which cannot vet be contemplated.
  • Stelae, inscribed with the names of the kings, occurred in pairs in the royal tombs of the Ist Dynasty at Abydos, and pairs of small obelisks are said to have been found in private tombs of the IVth Dynasty.
  • After the retreat of Darius the Scythians made a raid as far as Abydos, and even sent envoys to King Cleomenes III.
  • Sparta had only Sestos and Abydos of all that she had won by the battle of Aegospotami.

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