For the Ancient Egyptians, Abydos was one of the holiest sites in the world. As the cult center of the god Osiris and gateway to the underworld, it was a popular place of pilgrimage and burial.
The Temple of Seti I and the Osireion at Abydos
The temple was dedicated to Seti I, Osiris and Isis. Seti 1st was a Pharaoh of the New Kingdom Nineteenth dynasty of Egypt, the son of Ramesses 1st and Queen Sitre.
It was begun by Seti I and finished by his son, the great Ramesses II.
Osireion is located at the rear of the temple of Seti I. It is an integral part of Seti I’s funeral complex and is built to resemble an 18th Dynasty Valley of the Kings tomb.
Seti 1st was such the great Pharaoh at the ancient Egypt.