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Windows on Abydos

For most team members the first window on Abydos opens from the project field house, which is situated half a kilometer from the edge of the Nile alluvial plain in the low desert at the edge of the river valley. The … Continue reading

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January 25: Rhythms and routines

It’s 6 PM, local time in Abydos. Half of us are in the lab, the other half strewn around the field house. 5 days into the new season. We’re acclimating, settling in; our paths draw lines that turn into daily … Continue reading

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