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Dios Polis (Hiou)

TM Geo 577

Egypt - 7th Upper Egyptian nome, Diospolites Mikros (Hou) (U07) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U Thebais (admin.) - located on the western Nile bank - same as Hout-seshemi? (TM Geo 10856)?; cf. also U07 Diospolites (TM Geo 2998)
26.00258,32.31196 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, ToposText, Wikipedia

Status: city: polis: metropolis

Greek name(s): Διὸς πόλις Μικρά
Latin name(s): Diospolis - Iovis
Egyptian name(s): Ḥw.t-Sḫm (Ḥw.t - Ḥw.t-sšm.w)
Coptic name(s): ϩⲟⲩ - ϩⲱ
Ethnic(s): Diopolites Mikros
Modern name(s): Hiou
Variants: Dios Polis (Diospolis) (he) Mikra (Parva) - Hou (Hu) - Hout-Sekhem (Hout-seshemou) ('House (of) (the) sistrum / sistra') - Hiou (Huw - Hiw)

Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 113 (1-2); p. 114; p. 119; Suppl. 1, p. 98 (1-2); p. 98; p. 99; Suppl. 2, p. 46; Suppl. 3, p. 32 (1); p. 33; Suppl. 4, p. 53; Suppl. 5, p. 29; Gauthier, Dictionnaire IV, 1927, p. 129-130; p. 226; Timm, p. 1120-1125
Biblio: Spiegelberg, Mythus vom Sonnenauge, 1917, p. 328 no. 1086; Wb 3, 1929, p. 3; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 33*-34* no. 346; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 284; p. 455; Montet, Géographie 2, 1961, p. 93; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 131-132; P. Hou, 1991, p. 2; Collombert, RdE 48 (1997), p. 15-70; CDD Ḥ, 2009, p. 23; p. 36-37
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 108-109 (Hiw / Diospolis Parva / Hut-Sekhem, Hut); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Hiw); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 77 G4 (Diospolis Mikra); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 79 G1 (Diospolis Mikra)

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Stable URI (with TM Geo ID): www.trismegistos.org/place/577




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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
755148Gardiner, Egyptian letters to the dead p. 5, 20-21; pl. IV-IVa[found & written]pottery Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U07 - Dios Polis (Hiou) [found & written]
113340Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 2 p. 471 no. 45.153[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC10 - BC08 Egypt, U07 - Dios Polis (Hiou) [found & written]
89334Masson / Yoyotte, Objects pharaoniques p. 15 doc. 2 descr.[found & written]pottery Carian BC07 - BC06 Egypt, U07 - Dios Polis (Hiou) [found & written]
703170Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.502[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC04 Egypt, U07 - Dios Polis (Hiou) [found & written]
89986Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.501[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, U07 - Dios Polis (Hiou) [found & written]
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