New Discovery Of Foundation Deposits And The Storerooms Of Ramesses II’s Temple In Abydos
Ramses - New discovery
Cairo : Safarey
The mission of the New York
Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Mostafa Waziri announces.
The mission also discovered ten large mud-brick storerooms attached to the temple palace, originally roofed with vaulted brick ceilings. They were used as granaries, storage of other temple provisions, offerings, and other small equipment.
Twelve sacrificial votive bulls’ heads and bones dated to the Ptolomaic period were found inserted inside niches cut
Dr. Iskander further stated that
The latest discoveries have in effect changed the physical appearance of the Abydos landscape and shed considerable light on our understanding of the temple and its economy during the thirteenth century B.C.