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TM Geo 2740

Egypt - 1st Lower Egyptian nome, Memphites (Memphis) (L01) - provincia: Aegyptus
30.044444,31.235833 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, EDH, GeoNames, Pleiades, Syriaca, Syriaca [2], Wikipedia

1 ancient authors with this ethnic

Status: city; district: dioikesis

Latin name(s): Cahere
Variants: Cairo (El-Qahira) - sites including Saft el-Laban; El-Doqqi; El-Aguza; El-Gezira; El-Mohandissin; Imbaba; Zamalek; Warraq el-Arab; Warraq el-Hadf; Shubra el-Balad; Shubra; El-Sharabiya; Bulaq; El-Muski; El-Wayli; Medinet Nasr; El-Gamaliya; Gebel Ahmar; Garden City; El-Ghuriya; Manial; Geziret el-Roda (Roda Island); Gebel Muqattam (Gebel Mokattem); Medinet el-Muqattam; El-Khalifa; El-Basalin; Ma'adi

Map: Arrowsmith, Map of Upper Egypt, 1807 (Cairo); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 135 (Cairo (el-Qahira)); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 187 [a] (Cairo); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 E4 (Babylon); d'Anville, Égypte nommé dans le pays Missir, 1765 (la Montagne qui borde le Nil du côté oriental est appellée d'un nom général en toute sa longueur Gebel Mokattem ou Montagne Taillée.); Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 2 (1832), p. 28 no. 2 (Cairo); Raimondi, Le désert oriental égyptien, 1923, pl. 9 inset (Le Caire); Sidebotham / Wendrich (ed.), Berenike 1995, 1996, fig. 1-1 (Cairo); U.S. Army Map Service, map NH 36-5 (1st ed.), 1953 (Al-Qahirah)

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145 texts found or written in Cairo

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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
218364P. Leipzig ÄMUL inv. 5117 ined. (information Naether)[found]stone Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt [written]
Egypt, L01 - Cairo, bought [found]
115725Sharpe, Egyptian inscriptions from the British Museum and other sources 1 p. 44-45[find place & preservation]stone (granite) Hieroglyphic BC06 - BC04 Egypt, L01 - Giza (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Cairo, in situ (in secondary use) [find place & preservation]
115958Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica (OLP) 12 (1981), p. 129-130 no. 83 descr.[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, L01 - Cairo, Geziret el-Roda, Nilometer [find place, place of writing & preservation]
383724Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde (ZÄS) 141 (2014), p. 132-153[found]stone (granite) Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Cairo, in secondary use [found]
91119Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 D 14.5[found]stone (agate) Aramaic BC05 Egypt (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Cairo, bought [found]
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