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Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau)

TM Geo 237

Egypt - 10th Upper Egyptian nome, Antaiopolites (Qaw el-Kebir) (U10a) - provincia: Aegyptus - in some periods the capital of a separate U10 Aphroditopolites (admin.) - located on the western Nile bank opposite U10a Antaiopolis (TM Geo 188) - cf. also U10a Aphroditopolites (TM Geo 4226), U10a Aphroditous Monasterion (TM Geo 36877)
26.833145,31.416623 (Lat,Long)

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

1 ancient authors with this ethnic

Status: city: polis; metropolis; village: kome; demi

Greek name(s): Ἀφροδίτης πόλις - Ἀφροδίτης κώμη - Ἀφροδιτώ
Latin name(s): Veneris - Afrodit( )
Egyptian name(s): Pr-Wȝḏy.t (Pr-Wt)
Coptic name(s): ϫⲕⲱⲟⲩ
Ethnic(s): Aphroditopolites
Modern name(s): Kom Ishgau
Variants: Aphrodites Polis [BC02-AD02] - Aphrodites Kome (Aphrodite - Aphroditous - Aphroditon Kome) [AD03-AD07] - Aphrodito [AD08] - Per-Wadjit (Pi-Edjo - 'House of (the goddess) Wadjit') - Ashqawh (Ashkuh) - Kom Ishgau (Kom Ischqau - Kom Ishqaw - Kom Isgaw) - sites including the Monastery of Apollon

Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 31 (s.v. Anatolike) (?); p. 287; p. 302-414 (7); p. 446 (7); Suppl. 1, p. 72 (7); p. 72 (2); Suppl. 2, p. 31 (7); Suppl. 3, p. 22-23 (7); Suppl. 4, p. 43 (7); Suppl. 5, p. 21 (7); Timm, p. 1438-1461
Biblio: Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 55*-62* no. 362; Fournet, REG 105 (1992), p. 235-236; Zahariade, LGRC, 1998, col. 634 no. 7; Jasnow / Zauzich, Book of Thoth, 2005, p. 343; Marthot, Pap. Congr. XXVI (Geneva 2010), 2012, p. 487-489; Marthot, in Études d'onomastique égytpienne, 2016, p. 161-175; Marthot, Pap. Congr. XXVII (Warsaw 2013), 2016, p. 1871-1885; Rufini, Life in an Egyptian village in late antiquity. Aphrodito, 2018
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 108-109 (Kom Ishqaw / Aphrodito); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 77 E3 (Aphroditopolis / Aphrodito)

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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
102359Bulletin épigraphique 1951 240 a [1][found & written]metal (bronze) Greek BC04 - BC03 Egypt, U10a - Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau) (?) [found & written]
75244O. Ont. Mus. 2 223[found & written]pottery Greek AD03 Egypt, U10a - Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau) (?) [found & written]
565659P. Hermitage inv. 13685 ined.[found & written]papyrus? Greek AD03 - AD05 Egypt, U10a - Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau) [found & written]
61998Roma e l'Egitto nell'antichità classica p. 191-196[found]parchment Greek AD04 Egypt [written]
Egypt, U10a - Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau) (?) [found]
33765P. Bodl. 1 p. 352 no. MS. Gr. class. c. 266 (P) descr.[found & written]papyrus Greek AD04 - AD07 Egypt, U10a - Aphrodito (Kom Ishgau) [found & written]
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