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Tebtynis (Umm el-Baragat)
Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Polemon (00c)

GEO ID: 2287
Name: Tebtynis
Greek name: Τεβτυνις
Latin name:
Egyptian name: Tp-Tn (Tȝ-Tn - Tn - Tȝ-bnt - Tbȝ-Tn - Tȝ-btn - Dbȝ-Tn - Tȝ-nb-Tp-Tn - Tȝ-nb.t-tȝ-Tn)
Coptic name: ⲧⲟⲩⲧⲱⲛ - ⲧⲟⲧⲟⲩⲛ
Other: Tutun (Arabic)
Modern name: Umm el-Baragat
Variant names: Tebtynis (Tebtunis - Teptynis) - Touton - Tutun - Umm el-Baragat (Tell Umm el-Breigat)
Ethnic: Tebtynites (Tebtynitis)
Region (3rd c. BC): 00
Egyptian Nome: c
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: village: kome; chorion; demi
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: near 00c Theogonis (2376)
Identification: 00 Teptys (2316)? 00c? Ti-ten (11636)? 00 Theodosioupolis (2375)?; cf. also 00c Tebtyneos Dioryx (2286), 00c Chefeteh-n-Sobek-neb-Ten (11772)
Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 377-382; p. 382; Suppl. 1, p. 240-241; Suppl. 2, p. 209-210; p. 210 (bis); Suppl. 3, p. 146-147; Suppl. 4, p. 128-129; Suppl. 5, p. 97; Timm, p. 2887-2892; Wessely, Topographie, 1904, p. 146-147; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 353; p. 359; p.
Pleiades: 737072
Geonames: 347377
Bibliography: PM IV, 1934, p. 103; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; p. 202; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 423; p. 622; p. 627; Botti, Studi Rosellini 2, 1955, p. 22-23; Yoyotte, RdE 14 (1962), p. 114-115; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 176-191; I. Fayoum 3, 1981, p. 1-15; Cheshire, Enchoria 14 (1986), p. 31-42; Helck, LÄ VI, 1986, col. 245-246; Hendrix, Tebtunis, 1988 (unpubl. thesis); Gallazzi / Hadji-Minaglou, BIFAO 89 (1989), p. 180-202; Walters, JEA 75 (1989), p. 191-208; Gallazzi, ZPE 80 (1990), p. 283-288; Garbrecht / Jaritz, Wasserspeicherung, 1990, p. 28; Hadji-Minaglou, BIFAO 90 (1990), p. 229-240.397-399; Bastianini / Gallazi, ZPE 89 (1991), p. 44-46; CPR 18, 1991, p. 116; Hadji-Minaglou, Topoi 5 (1995), p. 111-118; Gallo, O. Narm. Dem. 2, 1997, p. LXII; Bogaert, ZPE 120 (1998), p. 181; CDD N, 2004, p. 55; http://nickerson.icomos.org/tebtunis/fresco.htm; CDD T, 2012, p. 25-29; p. 44; p. 52 (ter); p. 60; p. 143; p. 211; p. 229; Monson, P. Agri. Dem., 2012, p. 60-61; CDD S, 2013, p. 156-160; BASP 53 (2016), p. 204
Maps: Davoli, L'archeologia urbana nel Fayyum, 1998, p. 367; Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, pl.; Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D2; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: obsolete reading: Tȝ-b’n; new reading Talithis (2236) in P. Cairo 2 31225, 3; new reading 00d Krokodilopolis (327) in Böhm, Papyrus Varsoviensis 10 p. 65-70, col. 3, 19; new reading in P. Cairo 2 30629, 3 (no toponym; cf. DBL, 2005, p. 121-122; CDD T, 2012, p. 28)

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