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Aphroditopolis (Atfih)
Egypt - 22nd Upper Egyptian nome, Aphroditopolites (Atfih) (U22)

GEO ID: 236
Name: Aphroditopolis
Greek name: Ἀφροδίτης Πόλις
Latin name: Afrodito - Affrodito
Egyptian name: Tp-ỉḥ.w (Tp-ỉḥ - Tp-nȝ-ỉḥ.w - Pr-nb.t-Tp-ỉḥ.w) - Pȝ-w
Coptic name: ⲧⲡⲏϩ - ⲡⲉⲧⲡⲏϩ - ⲡⲉⲧⲡⲉϩ
Other:
Modern name: Atfih
Variant names: Aphroditopolis (Aphrodites Polis - Aphrodito) - Tep-ihou ('Best (of) (the) cattle' / 'Head (of) (the) Cow') - Per-nebet-Tep-ihou ('House (of) (the) mistress (of) Aphroditopolis (sc. of Hathor)') - P-ou ('The divine bark') - Atfih
Ethnic: Aphroditopolites
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 22
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: on the eastern Nile bank
Identification: L01? Hathernebthphei (8328)?; cf. also U22 Aphroditopolites (2724)
Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 292-297 (3); p. 414-421 (1-3); Suppl. 1, p. 71 (3); p. 72 (4); p. 72 (1); Suppl. 2, p. 31 (4); Suppl. 3, p. 22 (3); p. 23 (4); Suppl. 4, p. 43 (3); p. 43 (4); Suppl. 5, p. 20 (3); Timm, p. 251-256; p. 347-348; Gauthier, Dictionnair
Pleiades: 736889
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Wb 1, 1926, p. 120; Wb 5, 1931, p. 281; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 119*-120* no. 393; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 627; Grieshammer, LÄ I, 1975, col. 519; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 74; Zahariade, LGRC, 1998, col. 633 no. 3; CDD P, 2010, p. 14; p. 95; CDD T, 2012, p. 168; p. 170; p. 172; p. 177-179
Maps: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 E2; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: obsolete readings: Pȝ-wtn; Ḫʿ-rṱ

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