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Sais (Sa el-Hagar)
Egypt - 5th Lower Egyptian nome, Saites (Sa el-Hagar) (L05)

GEO ID: 2072
Name: Sais
Greek name: Σαις
Latin name: Sais
Egyptian name: Sȝw (Sȝy - Sy) - Ḥw.t-byt
Coptic name: ⲥⲁⲓ
Other: Sin (Hebrew)
Modern name: Sa el-Hagar
Variant names: Sais - Hout-bit (Hutbit) - Sin - Sa el-Hagar
Ethnic: Saites (Saitis) - Saitikos - Saitios - Saitenos - Saensis
Region (3rd c. BC): L
Egyptian Nome: 05
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis; metropolis; demi
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location:
Identification: cf. also L05 Saites (11566)
Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 235; p. 235-236 (1-2); p. 236; Suppl. 2, p. 183 (1); Suppl. 3, p. 135 (1-2); p. 135; Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 2
Pleiades: 727217
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 408; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 139; Kruit / Worp, AfP 46 (2000), p. 126-127; Verreth, CRIPEL 23 (2003), p. 51-71; Guermeur, Les cultes d'Amon, 2005, p. 117-125; Verreth, Northern Sinai, 2006, p. 837-846; p. 1134-1136; CDD S, 2013, p. 44
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 167
Notes: the place 'Sin', mentioned in Ezechiel, 30, 15-16, in later sources usually corresponds with Sais, the identification with Pelousion (1662) by Hieronymus being a secondary actualisation

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