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Metelis (Tell el-Nigili)

TM Geo 2640

Egypt - 7th Lower Egyptian nome, Menelaites (?) (L07?) - provincia: Aegyptus - located in the western Delta - same as L Melys (TM Geo 12006)?; cf. also L07? Metelites (TM Geo 3072)
31.12039,30.375411 (Lat,Long)

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

Status: city: metropolis

Greek name(s): Μετηλις - Βηχις
Latin name(s): Metilis
Egyptian name(s): Mtlȝ (Mtl)
Ethnic(s): Metelites
Modern name(s): Tell el-Nigili
Variants: Metelis (Meletes - Milleos) - Bechis - Tell el-Nigili

Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 276; p. 276-277; Suppl. 1, p. 80; Suppl. 3, p. 74; Gauthier, Dictionnaire III, 1926, p. 64
Biblio: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 193; Bernand, I. Delta, 1970, p. 442-489; Helck, LÄ II, 1977, col. 396; Hoffmann, Panzer des Inaros, 1996, p. 221 n. 1137; p. 439; CDD M, 2010, p. 291
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Tell el-Ahmar / Metelis?); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 C2 (Metelis); Revue de l'Égypte ancienne 2 (1929), pl. 1 [a] (El Foe / Foueh / Metellis)

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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
105526SEG 43 1120[found & written]stone (marble) Greek AD03 Egypt, L07? - Metelis (Tell el-Nigili) [found & written]