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Philai

TM Geo 1767

Egypt - 1st Upper Egyptian nome (Elephantine, Kom Ombo) (U01) - provincia: Aegyptus - cf. also U01 Chefeteh-n-Isis-n-Philai (TM Geo 11773)
24.025031,32.884252 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, EDH, EDH [2], Medieval Nubia, Pleiades, ToposText, Wikipedia


Status: island (on the Nile): nesos; city: polis


Greek name(s): Φιλαι - Φιλη
Latin name(s): Philae - Filae
Egyptian name(s): Pȝ-lq (Pylq - Pr-rq - Pȝ-ỉy-lq - Pr-ỉy-lq - Pr-ỉy-rq - Pr-ỉw-rq - Pȝ-ỉw-rk - Pȝ-ỉȝ.t-rq) - Ỉw-ȝḫ-mnw
Coptic name(s): ⲡⲓⲗⲁⲕ - ⲡⲓⲗⲁⲕϩ - ⲡⲉⲓⲗⲁⲕ
Ethnic(s): Philates - Philitanos - Philitianos
Variants: Philai (Philae - Phile - Pilak - Pylai) ('Island of the extremity'? 'Island of time'?) - Pileqe - Bilaq


Repertoria: Dizionario V, p. 79; Suppl. 2, p. 231; Suppl. 3, p. 159; Suppl. 4, p. 138; Timm, p. 392-401; Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 30; p. 47; II, 1925, p. 52
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 47; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 199; Winter, LÄ IV, 1982, col. 1022-1028; Priese, Meroitica 7 (1984), p. 485; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 14-15; Vassilika, Ptolemaic Philae, 1989; Dietze, Ancient Society 25 (1994), p. 65-110; Locher, Topographie Nilkatarakt, 1999, p. 121-141; PP X, 2002, p. 309-310; La'da, Pap. Congr. XXIII (Vienna 2001), 2007, p. 369-380; CDD P, 2010, p. 5; p. 66-68; p. 97; CDD I, 2011, p. 36
Map: ANRW II 10.1, 1988, p. 769 fig. 1 (Philae); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Philae); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 72 (Philae Island); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 73 (Philae - Agilkia Island); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 inset (2) (Philae); Belzoni, Narrative of the operations in Egypt and Nubia, 1820, pl. 38 (Philoe I.); d'Anville, Aegyptus antiqua, 1765 (Philae I.); Floyer, Eastern desert or northern Etbai, 1893 (Philae); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Île de Philae); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 8 (Philae); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xx (Philae); Speidel, Roman army studies I, 1984, p. 325 (Philae); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Philae)


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58312Firth, The archaeological survey of Nubia 1908-1909 1 pl. 15, 3 (98 & 100)[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U01 - Philai [found & written]
53521Graff. Dodec. Philae 404[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Hieratic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U01 - Philai [find place, place of writing & preservation]
58357Firth, The archaeological survey of Nubia 1908-1909 1 pl. 15, 3 (28)[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U01 - Philai [found & written]
53188Graff. Dodec. Philae 89[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Hieratic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U01 - Philai [find place, place of writing & preservation]
53477Graff. Dodec. Philae 359[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Hieroglyphic BC10 - AD04 Egypt, U01 - Philai [find place, place of writing & preservation]
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