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Lykopolis (Assiut)

TM Geo 1271

Egypt - 13th Upper Egyptian nome, Lykopolites (Assiut) (U13) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U Thebais (admin.) - located on the western Nile bank - same as Shena (TM Geo 11165)?; cf. also U13 Lykopolites (TM Geo 3027)
27.181346,31.1825335 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, Talbert Peutinger, ToposText, Wikipedia, Wikipedia [2]


4 ancient authors with this ethnic


Status: city: polis; metropolis; demi


Greek name(s): Λύκων πόλις
Latin name(s): Lycon - Lyco
Egyptian name(s): Sywt (Sȝwt)
Coptic name(s): ⲥⲓⲟⲟⲩⲧ
Ethnic(s): Lykopolites - Lykaieus
Modern name(s): Assiut
Variants: Lykopolis (Lykon Polis - Lycopolis - Lyko) - Zawty - Assiut (Siut - Asyut) - sites including El-Zawieh; Deir el-Azam


Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 249-250; III, p. 207; p. 209-210 (1-2); p. 210-212 (1); Suppl. 1, p. 188 (1); p. 188 <1>; Suppl. 2, p. 112 (1); p. 112; Suppl. 3, p. 68 (1); p. 68-69; Suppl. 4, p. 82 (1-2); p. 82-83; Suppl. 5, p. 56 (1-2); p. 56-57 (1); Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 3-4
Biblio: Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 321; p. 408; CDD Š, 2010, p. 176-178; CDD S, 2013, p. 36; p. 45-46
Map: Jacotin, Carte geographique de l'Égypte, 1818, map 3 (Açîout ou Siout); Jacotin, Carte geographique de l'Égypte, 1818, map 3 (Vallée de Siout); Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 2 (1832), p. 28 no. 2 (Siout); JEA 11 (1925), p. 138 pl. 11 (Lykopolis (Asyût)); JEA 39 (1953), p. 95 Vo inset (Lycopolis); U.S. Army Map Service, map NG 36-1 (3rd ed.), 1959 (Asyût); LÄ VII, 1992, map 3 (Wadi Assiûti); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 77 E2 (Lykopolis / Siout); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Asyut); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 (Lykôn polis)


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754990Verhoeven (ed.), Binsenweisheiten I-II p. 299-333 [10480][found & written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U13 - Lykopolis (Assiut) [found & written]
755115Kahl (ed.), Seven seasons at Asyut p. 52-53; pl. 3[found & written]plaster Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U13 - Lykopolis (Assiut) [found & written]
755116Kahl (ed.), Seven seasons at Asyut p. 53; pl. 4a-b[found & written]plaster Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U13 - Lykopolis (Assiut) [found & written]
755233Verhoeven (ed.), Binsenweisheiten I-II p. 299-333 [10482][found & written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U13 - Lykopolis (Assiut) [found & written]
642077Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt (JARCE) 50 (2014), p. 221-232[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC20 - BC19 Egypt, U13 - Lykopolis (Assiut) (?) [found & written]
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