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Upper Egypt

TM Geo 2766

Egypt - Upper Egypt (U) - provincia: Aegyptus - same as U Anocuram (TM Geo 8310)?; U Pathres (TM Geo 10612)? cf. Egypt (TM Geo 49)

Status: area: chora

Greek name(s): Ἄνω Αἴγυπτος - Ἄνω χώρα - Ἑρμῆς
Latin name(s): Aegyptus Superior
Egyptian name(s): Šmʿ (Šmȝ - Tȝ-šmʿ.w) - ʿ-rsy - *Mȝʿ-rs
Coptic name(s): ⲙⲁⲣⲏⲥ
Variants: Upper Egypt - Ano Aigyptos - Aegyptus Superior - Ano Chora - Hermes - Shema - A-resi ('Southern region') - Mares

Repertoria: Drew-Bear, Hermopolite, 1979, p. 347 (s.v. Mares); Gauthier, Dictionnaire VI, 1929, p. 34
Biblio: Sethe, ZÄS 44 (1907), p. 8-10; Griffith, P. Ryl. Dem., 1909, p. 425; Wb 2, 1927, p. 123; Wb 4, 1930, p. 472-475; Wb 5, 1931, p. 227; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 174: p. 450; p. 509; P. Tebt. Tait, 1977, p. 4 n. c; Locher, Topographie Nilkatarakt, 1999, p. 257-258; Kockelmann, Die Toponymen- und Kultnamenlisten, 2002, p. 175-176; Smith, Papyrus Harkness, 2005, p. 125; CDD Š, 2010, p. 135-137; CDD T, 2012, p. 47
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 14 (Upper Egypt); Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 23* (Upper Egypt); Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 3* (Upper Egypt); Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 51* (Upper Egypt); Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 99* (Upper Egypt); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Haute Egypte); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Haute Egypte)

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55796Demotisches Namenbuch Indices p. 10 no. BM 12600 descr.[found & written]pottery Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U - Upper Egypt [found & written]
92104Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA) 86 (2000), p. 105 [P. 12975] descr.[found & written]stone (limestone) Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U - Upper Egypt [found & written]
92777Kurzberichte aus den Giessener Papyrus-Sammlungen 42 (1986), p. 23 no. 127 descr.[written]papyrus Demotic BC07 - BC04 Egypt, U - Upper Egypt (?) [written]
Egypt, U15 - Hermopolis (El-Ashmunein), bought [found]
90773Buhl, Stone sarcophagi p. 142 no. Add. 1[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC01 Egypt, U - Upper Egypt [found & written]
90774Buhl, Stone sarcophagi p. 142-143 no. Add. 2[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC01 Egypt, U - Upper Egypt [found & written]
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