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Kom El Sultan

Abydos - Capital Cities

Map of Finds at Abydos

Kom El Sultan

Where: 11km West of the Nile
What: large mud brick-built structure proposed to be part of the original settlement in the area
When: early Dynastic Period : 3150 – 2686 BC
What’s there: The early temple of Osiris; The Pilgrim’s Path from Kom El Sultan to Umm El Qa’ab, Tombs of the First Pharaohs; The Statue of Khufu; and the Temple to Ramesses II