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Lower Egypt

TM Geo 2712

Egypt - Lower Egypt (L) - provincia: Aegyptus - same as L Kato chora (TM Geo 4819)? P-ta-mehet (TM Geo 10722)? cf. Egypt (TM Geo 49)

Status: region

Greek name(s): Κάτω Αἴγυπτος
Latin name(s): Aegyptus Inferior
Egyptian name(s): Mḥw (Mḥy - Tȝ-Mḥy - Mḥȝ) - ʿ-mḥty (ʿ-mḥṱ)
Variants: Lower Egypt - Kato Aigyptos - Aegyptus Inferior - Mehou - A-mehti ('Northern region')

Biblio: Sethe, ZÄS 44 (1907), p. 10-13; Griffith, P. Ryl. Dem., 1909, p. 425; Wb 2, 1927, p. 123; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 174; p. 450; p. 509; Edel, SAK 1 (1974), p. 122; CDD M, 2010, p. 200-202
Map: Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Basse Egypte); Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 132*-133* (Lower Egypt); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 15 [a] (Lower Egypt)
Note: new reading in Stadler, P. Pa-Month, col. 2, 9 (Pr-Imnt / '(House of) the West', no toponym)

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71 texts found or written in Lower Egypt

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113405Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 2 p. 430-431 no. 45.72[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC10 - BC08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
113408Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 2 p. 202 no. 22.33[found & written]stone Hieratic BC09 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
113359Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 2 p. 389 no. 44.16[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
90566Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.95[found & written]stone (granodiorite) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [found & written]
110304Steindorff, Catalogue Egyptian sculpture Walters Art Gallery 260[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
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