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Psophthis (Saft el-Meidum)

TM Geo 2166

Egypt - 1st Lower Egyptian nome, Memphites (Memphis) (L01) - provincia: Aegyptus - located near L01 Moithymis (TM Geo 1386)
29.391404,31.159341 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades

Status: village: kome

Greek name(s): Ψωφθις - Σωφθις
Egyptian name(s): *Pȝ-sbt
Modern name(s): Saft el-Meidum
Variants: Psophthis (Sophthis - Sobthis) ('The wall') - Saft el-Meidum

Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 332; Suppl. 2, p. 247 (11); Suppl. 4, p. 145 (11); p. 145
Biblio: Yoyotte, RdE 15 (1963), p. 106-115; Hanson, Pap. Congr. XXI (Berlin 1995), 1997, p. 427-428
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 E2 (Sophthis); P. L. Bat. 21, 1981, pl. 4 (Σῶφθις)
Note: obsolete reading: Psobthis

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Stable URI (with TM Geo ID): www.trismegistos.org/place/2166




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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
1090P. Cairo Zen. 3 59451[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L01 - Psophthis (Saft el-Meidum) (?) [written]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]