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Abner Ravenwood is an off-screen character from Raiders of the Lost Ark.


During the 1920s, Abner Ravenwood Egyptologist and archaeologist at the University of Chicago. He came to be a mentor to Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. who was a student of his before his own employ at the university. In 1927 the two fell out due to Jones having had an affair with Abner's teenaged daughter Marion. After traveling to Nepal with Marion in the 1930s, Abner would die in an avalanche in the Himalayas.

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Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye[]

Messages from Abner Ravenwood to Indiana Jones and Sallah from 1935 are found within the queue for this attraction.[1] Messages include informing Indiana of pilgrims having disappeared in the temple according to a source from Calcutta, messages to be deciphered, and a description of the temple's jewel of power which Indiana sought.