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Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa)

TM Geo 1524

Egypt - 19th Upper Egyptian nome, Oxyrynchites (El-Bahnasa) (U19) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U Thebais; later in the Arcadia eparchia (admin.) - located on the western Nile bank - same as U20 Oxyrynchos (TM Geo 4367)? U19? Pempte (TM Geo 6466)?; cf. also U19 Oxyrynchites (TM Geo 2722)
28.542574,30.65172 (Lat,Long)


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


2 ancient authors with this ethnic


Status: city: polis; metropolis; civitas


Greek name(s): Ὀξύρυγχος - Ὀξυρύγχων πόλις - Ὀξυρυγχιτῶν πόλις - Νέα Ἰουστίνου πόλις
Latin name(s): Oxyrynchus - Oxurunchus - Oxirinchus
Egyptian name(s): Pr-Mḏd (Pr-Mḏ)
Coptic name(s): ⲡⲉⲙϫⲉ - ⲡⲙϫⲏ
Ethnic(s): Oxyrynchites (Oxyrynchitis) - Oxyrynchitikos - Ioustinoupolites (Iustinopolites)
Modern name(s): Bahnasa
Variants: Oxyrynchos (Oxyrhynchos - Oxyryncha - Oxyrhynchus) - Oxyrynchopolis (Oxyrynchon Polis - 'City of (the) oxyrynchoi fish') - he Oxyrynchiton Polis - Iustinopolis (Nea Ioustinou Polis) - Per-Medjed (Pemze) - Bahnasa (El-Behnesa) - sites including Kom Abu Teir; Kom Ali el-Gamman


Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 30 (bis); p. 393; Suppl. 1, p. 156; Suppl. 3, p. 79; p. 86 (2); p. 86 (ter); p. 86 (1); p. 86-115; Suppl. 4, p. 70; p. 91; p. 98 (1); p. 98; p. 98 (1); p. 98-100; Suppl. 5, p. 46; p. 65; p. 72 (ter); p. 72-76; Gauthier, Dictionnaire II, 1925, p. 83; Timm, p. 283-300
Biblio: Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 110*-111*; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 134; Hagedorn, ZPE 12 (1973), p. 277-292; Gomaà, LÄ IV, 1982, col. 638-639; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 73 no. 1; Kruit / Worp, AfP 46 (2000), p. 122-125; p. 140-141; Ciampi, Comunicazioni dell' Istituto Papirologico G. Vitelli 8 (2009), p. 123-154; CDD P, 2010, p. 93; Daris, ZPE 180 (2012), p. 266; Carrez-Maratray, Pap. Congr. XXVI (Geneva 2010), 2012, p. 135-139
Map: BSOAS 15 (1953), p. 28 (Oxyrhynchus); JEA 39 (1953), p. 95 Vo inset (Oxyrhynchus); CdE 28 (1953), p. 127 fig. 13 inset (Oxyrynchus); Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, pl. (El Bahnasa el Gharbia / Ὀξυρύγχων πόλις); Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, pl. inset (Ossirinco); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D3 (Oxyrhynchus / Pemje); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 1 J5 (Oxyrhynchus); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (el-Bahnasa / Oxyrhynchus / Per-Medjed); Benaissa, Oxyrhynchite nome, 2012(2), p. 495 no. 4 (al-Bahnasa - Oxyrhynchus); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 (Oxyrhynchos)
Note: new reading in P. Erl. 75, 3 & 7 (no toponym; cf. Hickey, AfP 49 (2003), p. 205); new reading in SB 20 14403, 14 (no toponym; cf. BL 12, p. 226); new reading in P. Iand. 3 41, fr. 1, 2 (no toponym; cf. Gonis, ZPE 147 (2004), p. 164); new reading in P. Oxy. 24 2410, 2 (no toponym; cf. Rowlandson, CRIPEL 25 (2005), p. 173 n. 1 (BL 13, 2017, p. 158))


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52925Farid, Fünf Stelen p. 255 no. 28, 125 descr.[found & written]stone Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) [found & written]
91053Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 D 8.1[found & written]pottery Aramaic BC06 - BC05 Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) [found & written]
219264Short Texts 3 2263[found & written]metal (bronze) Demotic BC04 Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) (?) [found & written]
99299Short Texts 3 1874 [demotic only][find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC02 Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
93592SB 1 1270[found & written]wood Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) [found & written]
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