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Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza)

TM Geo 1760

Egypt - Arsinoites (Fayum), meris of Herakleides (00a) - provincia: Aegyptus - pagus 2 (admin.) - same as U20? Philadelphos (TM Geo 1765)?; cf. also 00a Drymos Philadelpheias (TM Geo 600)
29.453786,31.08033 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, EDH, EDH [2], EDH [3], EDH [4], Pleiades, ToposText


Status: village: kome; polis; demi; vicus


Greek name(s): Φιλαδέλφεια
Latin name(s): Philadelphia
Egyptian name(s): Pȝ-ʿ.wy-n-tȝ-mr.t-sn - Nȝ-nh.w
Ethnic(s): Philadelphites - Philadelpheios
Modern name(s): Gharabet el-Gerza
Variants: Philadelpheia (Philadelphia - Philadelphou Kome - Philadelphos) - P-awi-n-t-meret-sen ('The place of the one who loves her brother') - N-nehou ('(The place of) the sycamore trees') (Tnouhe) - Gharabet el-Gerza (Darb Gerze - Darb el-Guerza) - sites including Kom el-Kharba el-Kebir (Kom el-Kharaba el-Kebir); Rubbayat (sc. the Ptolemaic necropolis)


Repertoria: Dizionario V, p. 74-78; p. 79; Suppl. 1, p. 247; Suppl. 2, p. 230; Suppl. 3, p. 158-159; Suppl. 4, p. 138; Suppl. 5, p. 106; P. Tebt. 2, 1907, p. 406
Biblio: Viereck, Philadelphia, 1928; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 53; Hanson, ZPE 15 (1974), 1974, p. 229-248; Rübsam, Götter und Kulte in Faijum, 1974, p. 139-152; I. Fayoum 1, 1975, p. 196-200; Stuyck, Philadelpheia, 1987 (unpubl. thesis); Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 38; Hanson, Life in a multi-cultural society, 1992, p. 133-145; Hanson, Pap. Congr. XX (Copenhagen 1992), 1994, p. 210-218; Bogaert, ZPE 120 (1998), p. 180-181; CDD N, 2004, p. 9-10; Mueller, Settlements of the Ptolemies, 2006, p. 24; p. 209 no. 75; CDD P, 2010, p. 12; CDD T, 2012, p. 30; p. 210 (ter); Gee, Enchoria 35 (2016-2017) [2018], p. 195-197
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 E2 (Philadelpheia); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Kom el-Kharaba el-Kebir / Philadelphia); Pap. Congr. XXV (Ann Arbor 2007), 2010, p. 373 fig. 1 (Kawm Kharaba al-Kabir = Philadelphia)
Note: obsolete reading: Tȝ-nh.t; new reading in SB 1 5661, 25 (no toponym; cf. BL 2.2, p. 120); new reading in P. Alex. 40, Vo 2 (no toponym; cf. Berkes, Dorfverwaltung, 2017, p. 232-234)


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130699O. Mich. 1 p. 225 [4018] descr.[found & written]pottery Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found & written]
46009Serapis 6 (1980), p. 122 + Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA) 24 (1938), p. 79-80 [4526 B 1][written]papyrus Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [written]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) [found]
53558Short Texts 1 117[found & written]stone (limestone) Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) (?) [found & written]
130692O. Mich. 1 p. 225 [4006] descr.[found & written]pottery Demotic BC04 - AD03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found & written]
130693O. Mich. 1 p. 225 [4007] descr.[found & written]pottery Demotic BC04 - AD03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found & written]
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