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Kerkeosiris

TM Geo 1057

Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Polemon (00c) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the 3rd century BC in the 00b meris of Themistos, but from the 2nd century BC on in the 00c meris of Polemon (admin.) - located near 00c Berenikis Thesmophorou (TM Geo 430), 00c Ibion Eikosipentarouron (TM Geo 885), 00c Magdola (TM Geo 1284), 00c Talithis (TM Geo 2236), 00c Tebtynis (TM Geo 2287) - same as 00c El-Gharak el-Sultani (TM Geo 4977)?
29.13416,30.693397 (Lat,Long)


Gods in this toponym: Osiris (TM God 65)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades


Status: village: kome


Greek name(s): Κερκεοσιρις
Egyptian name(s): Pȝ-grg-n-Wsỉr - Pr-grg-...yq
Variants: Kerkeosiris (Kerkeusiris) ('The settlement of Osiris') - Kerke-...ik


Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 101-104; Suppl. 2, p. 92-93; Suppl. 3, p. 60; Suppl. 5, p. 52; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 383 (1-2)
Biblio: Crawford, Kerkeosiris, 1971; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 105-116; Daris, CdE 52 (1977), p. 337-341; Bingen, Pap. Congr. XV (Bruxelles 1977), 1979, IV, p. 87-94; Donadoni, LÄ III, 1980, col. 409; Pestman in P. Rainer Cent., 1983, p. 127-134; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 179 no. 1; Habermann, CdE 67 (1992), p. 101-111; Bogaert, ZPE 120 (1998), p. 180; CDD P, 2010, p. 111 (bis)
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (el-Gharak el-Sultani / Kerkeosiris?); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D2 (Kerkeosiris)
Note: in SB 3 7200 the village is listed both under the 00c meris of Polemon and under 00b meris of Themistos, so two different villages?


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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
3063P. Heid. Gr. 6 366[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00c - Kerkeosiris (?) [written]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) [find place & destination]
7428P. Petrie 2 23 (2)[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00c - Kerkeosiris (?) [written]
Egypt, 00d - Krokodilopolis (Medinet el-Fayum) [destination]
Egypt, 00a? - Gurob [found]
3958P. Strasb. Gr. 7 645[written]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, 00c - Kerkeosiris [written]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) [found]
6229SB 6 9537[place of writing & destination]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, 00c - Kerkeosiris [place of writing & destination]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) [found]
2940P. Tebt. 1 176 descr.[written]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, 00c - Kerkeosiris (?) [written]
Egypt, 00c - Tebtynis (Umm el-Baragat) [found]
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