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Abydos
Egypt - 8th Upper Egyptian nome, Thinites (Abydos, Girga) (U08)

GEO ID: 34
Name: Abydos
Greek name: Ἀβυδος
Latin name: Abydus - Aboedos - Abubis - Abidos
Egyptian name: ȝbḏw (Ỉbd - Ỉbt - ȝbt) - pȝ tš n Ỉbt?
Coptic name: ⲉⲃⲱⲧ - ⲁⲃⲱⲧ
Other:
Modern name:
Variant names: Abydos (Abytos - Abidos - Abydoi - Abide) - sites including Memnonion; Osirieion; El-Araba el-Madfuna; Kom el-Sultan; Umm el-Qa'ab
Ethnic: Abydenaios - Abydenos
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 08
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis; civitas
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: on the western Nile bank
Identification:
Repertoria: Dizionario I 1, p. 6 (bis); p. 6-7; Suppl. 1, p. 3 (bis); Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 3-4; Timm, p. 591-600
Pleiades: 756512
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Wb 1, 1926, p. 9; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 36*; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 4; p. 27; p. 348; Kemp, LÄ I, 1975, col. 28-41; CDD ȝ, 2002, p. 23; CDD I, 2011, p. 87-89
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 109
Notes: see also the attestations for U08 Memnonion (11812) and U08 Osirieion (11813); new reading in St. Abdalla 171, 2 (no toponym; cf. DBL, 2005, p. 544)

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