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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)


Stable URI (with TM Geo ID): www.trismegistos.org/place/2712

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TM id Publication Attestation Material Language Date Provenance
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]
110289Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.101[found & written]stone (granite) Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [found & written]
109997Les antiquités égyptiennes de la collection du dr. Widmer,p. 25-26 and pl. 4[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC06 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [found & written]
6667SB 1 2059[written]metal (bronze) Greek BC05 - BC04 Egypt, L - Delta [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
89435Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 6.10[destination]parchment (leather) Aramaic BC05 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [destination]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [found]
Iran, Elam - Sousa (?) [written]
90634Rogge, Statuen der Spätzeit (CAA Wien 9) p. 117-124[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC04 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
92362Hommages Sauneron I (BdE 81) p. 325-327[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC04 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
6321SB 5 8306[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt, between L09 Bousiris and L01 Memphis [found & written]
56580van Haarlem, Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam. Stelae and reliefs (CAA Amsterdam 3) 9274[found & written]stone (limestone) Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [found & written]
89792Urkunden des Aegyptischen Altertums 2 p. 159-162 no. 34[found & written]stone (limestone) Hieroglyphic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
98646SB 3 6046[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
99129SB 5 7810[found & written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
99131SB 5 7811[found & written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
102715SB 5 8835[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
102716SB 5 8836[found & written]stone Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
105509SEG 43 1109 (5)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt, L07? - Schedia (El-Giza) [found]
105510SEG 43 1109 (6)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt, L07? - Schedia (El-Giza) [found]
105511SEG 43 1109 (7)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt, L07? - Schedia (El-Giza) [found]
105512SEG 43 1109 (8)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt, L07? - Schedia (El-Giza) [found]
105513SEG 43 1109 (9)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt, L07? - Schedia (El-Giza) [found]
105514SEG 43 1109 (10)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt, L07? - Schedia (El-Giza) [found]
105519SEG 43 1109 (4)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria (?) [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
105521SEG 43 1109 (12)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria (?) [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
105515SEG 43 1109 (13)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, Hadra [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
105516SEG 43 1109 (14)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, Hadra [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
105517SEG 43 1109 (15)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, Hadra [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
105518SEG 43 1109 (16)[written]pottery Greek BC04 - AD08 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria, Hadra [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
6413SB 5 8920[found & written]stone Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
6507SB 1 434[found & written]stone (limestone) Greek BC03 - BC01 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [found & written]
2293P. Cairo Zen. 1 59002[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, L00 - Alexandria (?) [written]
708P. Cairo Zen. 1 59048[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, L00 - Alexandria (?) [written]
749P. Cairo Zen. 1 59096[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00d - Krokodilopolis (Medinet el-Fayum) (?) [written]
751P. Cairo Zen. 1 59099[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) (?) [written]
752P. Cairo Zen. 1 59100[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) (?) [written]
753P. Cairo Zen. 1 59101[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) (?) [written]
760P. Cairo Zen. 1 59110[destination]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, L00 - Alexandria (?) [written]
1856P. L. Bat. 20 25[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, L00 - Alexandria [destination]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [written]
1108P. Cairo Zen. 3 59470[written]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [written]
2843P. Köln Ägypt. 1 6[written]papyrus Demotic BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [written]
Egypt [found]
88988Basile / Di Natale, Il Museo del Papiro di Siracusa p. 88 no. 72 descr. + Basile / Di Natale, Il Museo del Papiro di Siracusa p. 101 no. 85 descr.[written]papyrus Demotic BC03 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
55508Göttinger Miszellen (GM) 211 (2006), p. 62 no. 8[found & written]stone (limestone) Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [found & written]
90690Buhl, Stone sarcophagi p. 39 no. E, a 1[found & written]stone (basalt) Hieroglyphic BC02 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
65660I. Delta p. 768 no. 48[written]pottery Greek BC02 - BC01 Egypt, L05 - Naukratis (Kom Gajef), bought [found]
Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [written]
6508SB 1 435[found & written]stone Greek BC02 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt [found & written]
3452UPZ 1 61[written]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [find place & destination]
3456UPZ 1 65[written]papyrus Greek BC02 Egypt, L - Lower Egypt (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [find place & destination]