Photographer Moises Saman documented the archeological excavations of Abydos, an Egyptian city “frozen in time.” A look at the photos: http://nyr.kr/17wljA6
Top: A boy looks up at the ceiling of the temple of Seti I, in Abydos. It’s the most intact Bronze Age temple in Egypt, dating to the fourteenth century B.C.
Bottom-Left: Local laborers at a German-sponsored dig. Some men specialize in digging out sand. Boys carry it away in buckets, while other boys pour the sand through wire screens in search of broken artifacts.
Bottom-Right: Baskets containing shards of ancient pottery found at the N.Y.U.-sponsored