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Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq)
Egypt - 20th Upper Egyptian nome, Herakleopolites (Inhnasya el-Medina) (U20)

GEO ID: 471
Name: Bousiris
Greek name: Βουσιρις
Latin name:
Egyptian name: Pr-Wsỉr (Pr-Wsỉr-ỉ.ỉr-ỉr)
Coptic name:
Other:
Modern name: Abusir el-Meleq
Variant names: Bousiris - Abusir el-Meleq (el-Melek - al-Malaq)
Ethnic: Bousirites
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 20
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation: in the Roman period in the U20 Peri Bousiris toparchia; previously probably in the U20 Peri Koma toparchia
Status: village: kome; chorion
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location:
Identification: cf. also U20 Peri Bousirin (12373)
Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 66 (3); Suppl. 1, p. 85 (3); p. 86 (2); Suppl. 2, p. 38 (3); Suppl. 3, p. 27 (3); p. 123; Suppl. 4, p. 48 (3); p. 107; Timm, p. 465-467; Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, p. 7-12; p. 60-64; p. 293
Pleiades: 736900
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: von Beckerath, LÄ I, 1975, col. 42 (s.v. Abydos); Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 68; P. Ryl. Vittmann, 1998, p. 452
Maps: Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, pl.; Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 E2; Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 121
Notes: obsolete reading: Pr-Wsỉr-ỉ.ỉr-gr

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