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Aphroditopolis (Atfih)

TM Geo 236

Egypt - 22nd Upper Egyptian nome, Aphroditopolites (Atfih) (U22) - provincia: Aegyptus - located on the eastern Nile bank - same as L01? Hathernebthphei (TM Geo 8328)?; cf. also U22 Aphroditopolites (TM Geo 2724), Djou-n-Tep-ihou (TM Geo 56955)
29.408419,31.25167 (Lat,Long)


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


Status: city: polis


Greek name(s): Ἀφροδίτης πόλις
Latin name(s): Afrodito - Affrodito
Egyptian name(s): Tp-ỉḥ.w (Tp-ỉḥ - Tp-nȝ-ỉḥ.w - Pr-nb.t-Tp-ỉḥ.w) - Pȝ-w
Coptic name(s): ⲧⲡⲏϩ - ⲡⲉⲧⲡⲏϩ - ⲡⲉⲧⲡⲉϩ
Ethnic(s): Aphroditopolites
Modern name(s): Atfih
Variants: Aphroditopolis (Aphrodites Polis - Aphrodito) - Tep-ihou ('Best (of) (the) cattle' / 'Head (of) (the) Cow') - Per-nebet-Tep-ihou ('House (of) (the) mistress (of) Aphroditopolis (sc. of Hathor)') - P-ou ('The divine bark') - Atfih


Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 292-297 (3); p. 414-421 (1-3); Suppl. 1, p. 71 (3); p. 72 (4); p. 72 (1); Suppl. 2, p. 31 (4); Suppl. 3, p. 22 (3); p. 23 (4); Suppl. 4, p. 43 (3); p. 43 (4); Suppl. 5, p. 20 (3); Timm, p. 251-256; p. 347-348; Gauthier, Dictionnaire II, 1925, p. 94; VI, 1929, p. 52-53
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 120; Wb 5, 1931, p. 281; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 119*-120* no. 393; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 627; Grieshammer, LÄ I, 1975, col. 519; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 74; Zahariade, LGRC, 1998, col. 633 no. 3; CDD P, 2010, p. 14; p. 95; CDD T, 2012, p. 168; p. 170; p. 172; p. 177-179
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Atfih / Aphroditopolis); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 E2 (Aphrodito(polis)); Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 2 (1832), p. 28 no. 2 (Atfieh)
Note: obsolete readings: Pȝ-wtn; Ḫʿ-rṱ


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117955Serapis 7 (1981-1982), p. 18-22[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC08 - BC06 Egypt, U22 - Aphroditopolis (Atfih) [found & written]
45562P. Loeb 59[written]papyrus Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, U22 - Aphroditopolis (Atfih) (?) [written]
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135239Totenbuch-Projekt (online) - TM 135239[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, U22 - Aphroditopolis (Atfih) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
8290P. Hibeh 2 241 descr.[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, U22 - Aphroditopolis (Atfih) (?) [written]
Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found]
2828P. Hibeh 1 134 descr.[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, U22 - Aphroditopolis (Atfih) (?) [written]
Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found]
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