For several thousand years, the site of Abydos flourished as a cemetery for the people Egypt. The most famous building at Abydos today is ‘The Mansion of Millions of Years of King Seti I who rests in Abydos. This temple was begun by Seti I and completed by his son Rameses ll. It is elegantly decorated and uniquely well-preserved, one of the masterpieces of Egyptian art and architecture.