Saqqara Expedition

The Pyramid complexes of the Old Kingdom were intended to perpetuate the immortality of pharaoh through continued rituals and offerings for the dead king.

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Excavations at the Mortuary Complex of Pharaoh Senwosret III at Abydos

Abydos is the cult site of Osiris, king of the afterlife and god of the netherworld. It was a place of pilgrimage and considered sacred throughout Egypt's 3000 year history.

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Abydos Survey for Paleolithic Sites (ASPS)

The Abydos Survey for Paleolithic Sites (ASPS) examines early modern human behaviors in an area along the Nile Valley route out-of Africa.

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