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Bakchias (Kom el-Atl)
Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Herakleides (00a)

GEO ID: 392
Name: Bakchias
Greek name: Βακχιάς
Latin name:
Egyptian name: Gnw.t - Km-wr
Coptic name:
Other:
Modern name: Kom el-Atl
Variant names: Bakchias - Kom el-Atl (Umm el-Atl - Kom el-Asl)
Ethnic: Bakchiotes
Region (3rd c. BC): 00
Egyptian Nome: a
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: village: kome
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location: near 00a Arsinoe (326), 00a Hephaistias (766), 00a Karanis (1008), 00a Philadelpheia (1760), 00a Psenharpsenesis (1955), 00a Soknopaiou Nesos (2157)
Identification: T-set-Bekes? (13691)?
Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 22-30; p. 30; Suppl. 1, p. 75-76; p. 76; Suppl. 2, p. 33; Suppl. 3, p. 25 (bis); Suppl. 4, p. 45; Suppl. 5, p. 23; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 372
Pleiades: 736896
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: P. Fay., 1900, p. 35-42.65-68; PM IV, 1934, p. 96; Yoyotte, BIFAO 61 (1962), p. 116-119; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 62-78; Poethke, LÄ I, 1975, col. 605-606; Pernigotti / Capasso, Bakchias I-VIII, 1994-2001; Vanlauwe, Bakchias, 1994 (unpubl. thesis); Bogaert, ZPE 120 (1998), p. 179; Pernigotti, Aegyptus 78 (1998), p. 27-39 (http://siba2.unile.it/images/papiri/backias.html); Clarysse, Pap. Lup. 14 (2005), p. 70; Pernigotti, REAC 7 (2005), p. 37-72; Capasso, Pap. Congr. XXIII (Vienna 2001), 2007, p. 81-86; Pernigotti, REAC 11 (2009), p. 95-103; Rossetti, Aegyptus 93 (2013), p. 189-200; Pernigotti, Omaggio a Guido Bastianini (Pap. Flor. 45), 2016, p. 283-288
Maps: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 E1; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: new reading in O. Mich. 2 901, 1 (no toponym; cf. BL 12, p. 310)

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