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Krokodilopolis

TM Geo 1183

Egypt - 4th Upper Egyptian nome, Pathyrites (Gebelein) (U04a) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U Thebais (admin.) - located near U04a Pathyris (Gebelein) (TM Geo 1628) - same as U04a Semen (TM Geo 2115)? U04a El-Rizeiqat (TM Geo 5099)?
25.5524075,32.4392095 (Lat,Long)


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


Status: city: polis


Greek name(s): Κροκοδίλων πόλις
Egyptian name(s): Ỉw-m-ỉtrw (Ỉw-m-ỉrw) - ȝmwr (Ỉmwr)
Ethnic(s): Krokodilopolites
Variants: Krokodilopolis (Krokodilon Polis) - Iou-m-iterou / Amwer (Amour) ('Island in (the) river')


Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 156 (2); p. 157 (2); Suppl. 1, p. 180 (2); Suppl. 2, p. 102 (2); p. 102 (2); Suppl. 3, p. 64 (2); Suppl. 4, p. 78 (2) (?); p. 79 (2); Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 42-43; p. 214-215
Biblio: T. Spiegelberg, 1901, p. 68*-69*; Griffith, P. Ryl. Dem., 1909, p. 130; p. 273 n. 3; p. 421; Wb 1, 1926, p. 47; Griffith, P. Adler Dem., 1939, p. 65; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 198 (bis); Gardiner, JEA 27 (1941), p. 36; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 21* no. 331; Otto, Topographie des thebanischen Gaues, 1952, p. 100; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 5; p. 32; Devauchelle / Grenier, BIFAO 82 (1982), p. 160; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 13-14; p. 30; CDD ȝ, 2002, p. 30-31; Grieshaber, Lexikographie einer Landschaft, 2004, p. 34-40; Vandorpe / Waebens, Pathyris' archives, 2009, p. 36-37; CDD T, 2012, p. 31
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 79 G2 (Krokodiloplis / Terkythis); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 A2 (Krokodiloplis / Terkythis); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Crocodilopolis)
Note: obsolete readings: ȝmwl, Ỉmtr; the town was deserted shortly after AD 88


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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
75632O. Strasb. 1 27[written]pottery Greek BC02 Egypt, U04a - Krokodilopolis (?) [written]
Egypt, U04a - Pathyrites (?) [found]
247P. Grenf. 1 11 + Seider, Paläographie der griechischen Papyri 3.1 p. 390-391 no. 5[written]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, U04a - Krokodilopolis [written]
Egypt, U04a - Pathyris (Gebelein) [found]
91890Egyptian stories. Tribute to Alan B. Lloyd p. 5-7 Text C descr.[written]papyrus Demotic BC02 Egypt, U04a - Krokodilopolis [written]
Egypt, U04a - Pathyrites (?) [found]
56226Short Texts 3 1429[written]stone (sandstone) Demotic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, U04a - Krokodilopolis [written]
Egypt, U04a - Touphion (Tod) [find place & preservation]
56227Short Texts 3 1430[written]stone (sandstone) Demotic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, U04a - Krokodilopolis [written]
Egypt, U04a - Touphion (Tod) [find place & preservation]
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