An in depth presentation of the history of Abydos, early excavations at the site, and the results of more recent fieldwork can be found in the book by Institute of Fine Arts Professor David O’Connor Abydos: Egypt’s First Pharaohs and the Cult of Osiris, recently published (2009) by Thames and Hudson.
Current IFA Projects at Abydos
•Early Royal Monuments
•Conservation of Shunet el-Zebib
•The Ancient Town at Abydos
•Archaeology & the Festival of Osiris
•The Temple of Osiris
•The Greater Abydos Survey
•Site Protection at Abydos
•Archaeological Research Collection
Life On-Site at Abydos
Featured in the New Yorker: IFA excavations at Abydos, Egypt
THE BURIED: Excavating the Egyptian Revolution. Click here for the full article.
"Field Season," photographs from the IFA excavations in Abydos, Egypt by Greg Maka, Amanda Kirkpatrick and Gus Gusciora. Curated by Ileana Selejan.