The local god was Khenti-Amentiu, " the first one of the Westerners ", god of the funeral rites who was associated with Osiris from the 5th dynasty. The popularity of Osiris eventually supplants that of his predecessor. Abydos welcomed one of the numerous graves of Osiris who would shelter, says the legend, the head of the martyred god. During the centuries, every Egyptian wished to make the pilgrimage to Abydos to make sure the good favours of the god of
the deaths who sat the divine court during the weighing of souls. Numerous steles were set up there.
This site is dedicated to the city of Abydos. An important part of the site is constituted by the description of the temple which the Pharaoh Sety I made it build in homage to the gods.
The navigation bar situated to the left allows to visit the site.