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Antaiopolis (Qaw el-Kebir)

TM Geo 188

Egypt - 10th Upper Egyptian nome, Antaiopolites (Qaw el-Kebir) (U10a) - provincia: Aegyptus - in some periods capital of the U10; in the Thebais (admin.) - located on the eastern Nile bank - cf. also U10a Antaiopolites (TM Geo 3020), U10a Per-Ousir-Tebta (TM Geo 10830)
26.8992835,31.517443 (Lat,Long)

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

Status: city: polis; metropolis; village: kome

Greek name(s): Ἀνταίου πόλις - Ἀνταιοπολιτῶν πόλις
Latin name(s): Anteu
Egyptian name(s): Ṯbw - Tbtȝ - Ḏw-qȝw
Coptic name(s): ⲧⲕⲱⲟⲩ - ⲧⲕⲟⲟⲩ
Ethnic(s): Antaiopolites - Antaiopolitikos
Modern name(s): Qaw el-Kebir
Variants: Antaiopolis (Antaiou Polis - Antaeopolis) - Antaiopoliton Polis - Tjebou ('Sandal') - Tebta - Djou-kaou ('High mountain') - Qaw el-Kebir (Qau el-Kebir)

Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 52-56 (1-2); p. 56; p. 57; p. 57-62; p. 62 (bis); p. 63 (quater); p. 431 (quater); Suppl. 1, p. 36 (1-2); p. 37 (bis); Suppl. 2, p. 17 (1-2); p. 17; Suppl. 3, p. 17 (1); p. 17; Suppl. 4, p. 16 (1-2); p. 16; Suppl. 5, p. 14-15 (1-2); p. 15; Timm, p. 2120-2132; Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 168; VI, 1929, p. 75; p. 125
Biblio: Griffith / Thompson, P. London - Leiden, 1904, p. 184; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 49*-55* no. 361; Beinlich, LÄ V, 1984, col. 48; Beinlich, LÄ VI, 1986, col. 608-609; CDD T, 2012, p. 158-159; p. 161
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 108-109 (Qaw el-Kebir / Antaeopolis / Tjebu, Djew-qa); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 77 F3 (Antaiopolis / Tkoou); Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 2 (1832), p. 28 no. 2 (Gau el Kebir)
Note: the identification of Antaiou Polis / Tjebou with (its necropolis?) Djou-kaou / Qaw el-Kebir is only a hypothesis

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755149Gardiner, Egyptian letters to the dead p. 3-5, 17-19; pl. II-IIIa[found & written]pottery Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U10a - Antaiopolis (Qaw el-Kebir), tomb 7695 [found & written]
218359P. Leipzig ÄMUL inv. 4872 ined. (information Naether)[found & written]pottery Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U10a - Antaiopolis (Qaw el-Kebir) [found & written]
218361P. Leipzig ÄMUL inv. 4970 ined. (information Naether)[found & written]pottery Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U10a - Antaiopolis (Qaw el-Kebir) [found & written]
218360P. Leipzig ÄMUL inv. 4966 ined. (information Naether)[found & written]pottery Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U10a - Antaiopolis (Qaw el-Kebir) [found & written]
218357P. Leipzig ÄMUL inv. 5573 ined. (information Naether)[found & written]cloth (linen) Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U10a - Antaiopolis (Qaw el-Kebir) [found & written]
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