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What Is the Shunet el-Zebib? Part One by Wendy Doyon

This is the first installment in a series covering the history of exploration at the Second Dynasty cultic enclosure of King Khasekhemwy (c. 2700 BCE) in North Abydos, known today as the Shunet el-Zebib, or simply as the Shuneh. Join us as we take you on a tour of the most exciting discoveries and important milestones of the last three decades of excavation and architectural conservation at this 5,000-year-old building — one of the oldest surviving structures in the world.

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