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Skiathis (Wadi el-Natrun)
Egypt - Western desert (Western desert)

GEO ID: 3375
Name: Skiathis
Greek name: Σκιαθίς - Σκήτις - Σκήτη - Νιτρία - Κελλία
Latin name: Nitria
Egyptian name:
Coptic name:
Other:
Modern name: Wadi el-Natrun
Variant names: Skiathis (Sketis - Skithis - Skitis - Skete) - Oros Nitrias (Nitria) - Wadi el-Natrun - sites including Deir el-Surian (Deir el-Syriani - Syrian Monastery - the monastery / church of Maria Deipara); Kellia; the Monastery Deir Abu Maqar (Macarius); Qaret el-Dahr; Qusur el-Rubaiyat (Kousour el-Robbeyat)
Ethnic: Skiathikos - Skithiotes
Region (3rd c. BC): Western desert
Egyptian Nome:
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation: according to Ptolemaios in the Mareotes
Status: area
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: in the desert immediately west of the Delta (not to be confused with Nitriai / Tell el-Barnugi (1473) in the western Delta)
Identification:
Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 291; Suppl. 5, p. 90
Pleiades: 727177
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: RE s.v. Skiathis 2
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 167
Notes: