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Sais (Sa el-Hagar)

TM Geo 2072

Egypt - 5th Lower Egyptian nome, Saites (Sa el-Hagar) (L05) - provincia: Aegyptus - cf. also L05 Saites (TM Geo 11566)
30.96715,30.774367 (Lat,Long)

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

Status: city: polis; metropolis; demi

Greek name(s): Σαις
Latin name(s): Sais
Egyptian name(s): Sȝw (Sȝy - Sy) - Ḥw.t-byt
Coptic name(s): ⲥⲁⲓ
Ethnic(s): Saites (Saitis) - Saitikos - Saitios - Saitenos - Saensis
Modern name(s): Sa el-Hagar
Variants: Sais - Hout-bit (Hutbit) - Sin - Sa el-Hagar

Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 235; p. 235-236 (1-2); p. 236; Suppl. 2, p. 183 (1); Suppl. 3, p. 135 (1-2); p. 135; Gauthier, Dictionnaire V, 1928, p. 2
Biblio: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 408; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 139; Kruit / Worp, AfP 46 (2000), p. 126-127; Verreth, CRIPEL 23 (2003), p. 51-71; Guermeur, Les cultes d'Amon, 2005, p. 117-125; Verreth, Northern Sinai, 2006, p. 837-846; p. 1134-1136; CDD S, 2013, p. 44
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 D3 (Sais); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Sa el-Hagar / Sais / Zau)
Note: the place 'Sin', mentioned in Ezechiel, 30, 15-16, in later sources usually corresponds with Sais, the identification with Pelousion (1662) by Hieronymus being a secondary actualisation

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113419Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 2 p. 270-271 no. 28.11[found & written]metal (bronze) Hieroglyphic BC08 Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) [found & written]
111323Hodjash / Berlev, The Egyptian reliefs and stelae in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow 108[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC08 Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) (?) [found & written]
109405Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.1 53.61[written]stone (greywacke) Hieroglyphic BC07 Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) [written]
Egypt, L21? - Bishbish [found]
58428Studies Griffith p. 332-340[found & written]stone (schist) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) [found & written]
90218Bulletin de l‘Institut français d‘archéologie orientale (BIFAO) 76 (1976), p. 91-100[found & written]stone (basalt) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) (?) [found & written]
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