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Hierakopolis (Kom el-Ahmar)
Egypt - 3rd Upper Egyptian nome, Latopolites (Esna, Kom el-Ahmar) (U03)

GEO ID: 848
Name: Hierakopolis
Greek name: Ἱεράκων Πόλις
Latin name: Theraco (?)
Egyptian name: Nḫn (Mḫn)
Coptic name:
Other:
Modern name: Kom el-Ahmar
Variant names: Hierakopolis (Hierakon Polis / Hierakonpolis) - Nechen ('Landing place') - Kom el-Ahmar
Ethnic:
Region (3rd c. BC): U
Egyptian Nome: 03
Provincia (ca. 200 AD): Aegyptus
Other adm. affiliation:
Status: city: polis
Country: Egypt
Modern region:
Location:
Identification:
Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 21 (1); Gauthier, Dictionnaire III, 1926, p. 99
Pleiades: 786037
Geonames: 0
Bibliography: Wb 2, 1927, p. 310; Gardiner, AEO 2 (1947), p. 7*-8* no. 320; Adams, LÄ II, 1977, col. 1182-1186; Smith, Enchoria 16 (1988), p. 81; CDD N, 2004, p. 114-115
Maps: Baines / Malek, Atlas, 2002, p. 71
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