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Memphis
Egypt - 1st Lower Egyptian nome, Memphites (Memphis, Meidum) (L01)

GEO ID: 1344
Name: Memphis
Greek name: Μεμφις
Latin name: Memfis - Memphis - Menfris
Egyptian name: Mn-nfr - Ỉnb-ḥḏ (Ỉnb-ḥt) - Ḥw.t-kȝ-Ptḥ - Mḫȝ.t-tȝ.wy - Ms-ṱḥny
Coptic name: ⲙⲛⲫⲉ - ⲉⲕⲉⲡϯⲁ
Other: Noph (Hebrew)
Modern name:
Variant names: Memphis - Hout-ka-Ptah ('Temple (of) (the) ka of Ptah') - Ineb-hedj ('White wall / enclosure') - Mechat-tawi ('Scales (of) (the) two lands') - Mes-teheni ('Faience-maker') - Noph - sites including Saqqara (Sakkara); Saqqara, Serapeum; Saqqara, Anoubieion; Saqqara, Monastery of Apa Jeremias (Ras el-Gisr?); Mit Rahina (Mit Riheina); Mit Rahina, Kom el-Qala’a; Mit Rahina, Kom Aziziyeh; El-Badrashein; Abusir; El-Hawamdiya; Muna el-Anir; Umm Khunan; Mit Qadus; Shabramant; Abu el-Numrus
Ethnic: Memphites (Memphitis) - Memphitikos - Memphitios
Region (3rd c. BC): L
Egyptian Nome: 01
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation: the L01 Memphites incorporates the former U21
Status: city: polis; metropolis; asty; demi; oppidum; civitas
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: on the western Nile bank
Identification: cf. also L01 Memphites (2714), L01 Karikon / Karomemphites (4783), L01 Phylake (north) / T-reset-mehtit-n-Memphis (10908), L01 Phylake (south) / T-reset-resit-n-Memphis (10685)
Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 144; III, p. 81; p. 252; p. 258-262 (1); p. 262-263 (1-2); p. 263 (bis); Suppl. 1, p. 195 (1); p. 195 (1-2); Suppl. 2, p. 119 (1); p. 120 (1-2); Suppl. 3, p. 73 (1); p. 73 (1-2); Suppl. 4, p. 86 (1); p. 86-87 (1); Suppl. 5, p. 60 (1
Pleiades: 736963
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Wb 1, 1926, p. 95; Wb 2, 1927, p. 63; p. 130; Wb 3, 1929, p. 5; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 122*-126* no. 394; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 35; p. 161; p. 181; p. 284; p. 335; p. 348; p. 524; p. 556; p. 586; Helck, LÄ II, 1977, col. 394; Kruit / Worp, AfP 46 (2000), p. 121-125; p. 140-141; PP X, 2002, p. 70-71; Cohen, The Hellenistic settlements, 2006, p. 416-417; CDD Ḥ, 2009, p. 17; p. 20; p. 22; p. 37-38; p. 208; p. 326; CDD M, 2010, p. 59; p. 99-101; p. 216; p. 229; p. 234; p. 245; CDD I, 2011, p. 167-168; CDD T, 2012, p. 33 p. 53; p. 278
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 135
Notes: see also the attestations for L01 Serapeum (10638), L01 Anoubieion (3109) and L01 Hagiou Ieremiou Monasterion (12916); obsolete reading: Meiaphis; new reading in ZPE 141 (2002), p. 204 (Tamerit ST 6), l. 1 (no toponym); new reading in Reymond, Hermetic writings p. 112 no. B (Vienna 6321), 1 (no toponym; cf. CDD I, 2011, p. 29; p. 30; p. 167)

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