Upper Egypt

TM Geo 2766

Egypt - Upper Egypt (U) - provincia: Aegyptus - same as U Anocuram (TM Geo 8310)?; U Pathres (TM Geo 10612)? cf. Egypt (TM Geo 49)


Status area: chora


Greek name(s): Ἄνω Αἴγυπτος - Ἄνω χώρα - Ἑρμῆς
Latin name(s): Aegyptus Superior
Egyptian name(s): Šmʿ (Šmȝ - Tȝ-šmʿ.w) - ʿ-rsy - *Mȝʿ-rs
Coptic name(s): ⲙⲁⲣⲏⲥ
Variants: Upper Egypt - Ano Aigyptos - Aegyptus Superior - Ano Chora - Hermes - Shema - A-resi ('Southern region') - Mares


Repertoria: Drew-Bear, Hermopolite, 1979, p. 347 (s.v. Mares); Gauthier, Dictionnaire VI, 1929, p. 34
Biblio: Sethe, ZÄS 44 (1907), p. 8-10; Griffith, P. Ryl. Dem., 1909, p. 425; Wb 2, 1927, p. 123; Wb 4, 1930, p. 472-475; Wb 5, 1931, p. 227; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 201; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 174: p. 450; p. 509; P. Tebt. Tait, 1977, p. 4 n. c; Locher, Topographie Nilkatarakt, 1999, p. 257-258; Kockelmann, Die Toponymen- und Kultnamenlisten, 2002, p. 175-176; Smith, Papyrus Harkness, 2005, p. 125; CDD Š, 2010, p. 135-137; CDD T, 2012, p. 47


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TM GeoRef Publication Attestation Material Language Date Provenance
40994Short Texts 3 2102 B, 2ʿ-rsywood Abnormal Hieratic BC08 - BC06 Egypt, U04b - Memnoneia - Djeme (Thebes west), Asasif [found & written]
221905Short Texts 3 1762, 4 [a]Šmʿstone Hieratic BC08 - BC06 Egypt, U08 - Abydos [find place, place of writing & preservation]
39466Revue d‘Égyptologie (RdE) 25 (1973), p. 203-204 & pl. 10-11, col. 1, 4Šmʿpapyrus Abnormal Hieratic BC07 Egypt, U04b - Thebes [found & written]
27859P. Ryl. Vittmann p. 116-202, col. 14, 17 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC06 Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found & written]
110747P. Ryl. Vittmann p. 116-202, col. 21, 13Šmʿpapyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC06 Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found & written]
110751P. Ryl. Vittmann p. 116-202, col. 22, 10 [a] (p. 190)Šmʿpapyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC06 Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found & written]
28830Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 6.4 + Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 p. 150 Add. A 6.4, 2alytAparchment (leather) Aramaic BC05 Iran, Elam - Sousa (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [find place & destination]
28831Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 6.7 + Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 p. 150 Add. A 6.7, 6 [a]alytAparchment (leather) Aramaic BC05 Iran, Elam - Sousa (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [find place & destination]
28855Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 6.4 + Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 p. 150 Add. A 6.4, 3 [a]alytAparchment (leather) Aramaic BC05 Iran, Elam - Sousa (?) [written]
Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [find place & destination]
40154P. Saqqara Dem. 1 27 [palimpsest new] (p. 199), 12 [b] (& note)Šmʿ? - Ỉwnw?papyrus Demotic BC04 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
133241O. Saqqara Dem. 3, 7Ḏmʿpottery Demotic BC04 - BC03 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara north, sacred animal necropolis [found & written]
114939I. Mother of Apis 6, 4 [a]tȝ Šmʿstone (limestone) Demotic BC04 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
114940I. Mother of Apis 7, 19 [a]Šmʿstone (limestone) Demotic BC04 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
114954I. Mother of Apis 6, 19 [a] (& translation)[Šmʿ]stone (limestone) Demotic BC04 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
39171Short Texts 2 900, 2Šmʿwood Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt [found & written]
110082P. Cairo 2 31168 Ro + P. Cairo 2 31169, (31169) col. 9, 9Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC04 - BC03 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
31128P. Chronik Ro, p. 9-13 + Blasius / Schipper (ed.), Apokalyptik und Ägypten (OLA 107) p. 65-111, col. 3, 5 [a]Tȝ-Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC03 Egypt, L01 - Memphis [found & written]
31129P. Chronik Ro, p. 9-13 + Blasius / Schipper (ed.), Apokalyptik und Ägypten (OLA 107) p. 65-111, col. 5, 22Tȝ-Šmỉpapyrus Demotic BC03 Egypt, L01 - Memphis [found & written]
31944Orientalia Suecana 19 - 20 (1970-1971), p. 52 & pl. 1 + Short Texts 1 218, (ST) Dem. 1Šmʿstone (sandstone) Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC03 - BC01 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak [found & written]
39506Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur (SAK) 22 (1995), p. 285-294, 6 [a]Šmʿwstone (limestone) Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC03 Egypt, L01 - Memphis [found & written]
77070P. Münch. 3 45, 8 [a][τῶν τε Ἄ]ν̣ω καὶ τῶν Κάτω χωρ̣[ῶν]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt [found & written]
44378Simpson, Ptolemaic sacerdotal decrees Raphia S (p. 242-257) + I. Prose 12, Gr. 4 [a][τῶν τε Ἄνω καὶ τῶν Κάτω χωρῶν]stone (limestone?) Demotic / Greek / Hieroglyphic BC03 Egypt, U04a - Touphion (Tod) [found & written]
31913Short Texts 1 149, 2 [a]˹Šmʿy˺?stone (limestone) Demotic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, 00a - Soknopaiou Nesos (Dimeh) [found & written]
32426P. Zauzich 47, 4 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC02 Egypt, 00a - Soknopaiou Nesos (Dimeh) [found & written]
37261P. Cairo 3 50118, 3 [a]Tȝ-Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
44542Kaplony-Heckel, Ägyptische Handschriften 3 p. 66 no. 163 descr., fr. cŠmʿ?papyrus Demotic / Greek / Hieratic BC02 - AD03 Egypt [found & written]
30107I. Prose 16 + Simpson, Ptolemaic sacerdotal decrees Memphis Ros. (p. 258-271), Dem. 27 [a]Šmʿstone (basalt) Demotic / Greek / Hieroglyphic BC02 Egypt, L07? - Rosetta [found]
Egypt, L05 - Sais (Sa el-Hagar) (?) [written]
44379I. Louvre 3, Gr. 13 [a][τὴν τε Ἄνω χώραν καὶ τὴν Κάτω]stone (sandstone) Demotic / Greek / Hieroglyphic BC02 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) [found & written]
38283Enchoria 27 (2001), p. 118-119 (C), 4 [b]Šmʿ˹e˺pottery Demotic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east) (?) [found & written]
120512Vos, Apis embalming ritual p. 241-254 Ro + Quack (ed.), Ägyptische Rituale der griechisch-römischen Zeit p. 263-338, col. 4, 16 [b]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
36989Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 2) 1 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36990Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 2) 23Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36991Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 3) 5Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36992Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 17) 24Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36993Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (P. L. Bat.) col. D, 9 (= Pap. de Ricci 10)Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36994Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (P. L. Bat.) col. D, 10 (= Pap. de Ricci 10)Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36995Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 6) 13 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36996Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 9) 22 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36997Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 13) 21 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36998Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 14) 22Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36999Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 13) 1Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
37000Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 14) 14 [a]Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
37051Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (P. L. Bat.) col. C, 16Tȝ-Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
37053Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (P. L. Bat.) col. D, 1 (= Pap. de Ricci 10)Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
37056Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (P. L. Bat.) col. D, 14 (= Pap. de Ricci 10)Šm[ʿ]papyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
37062Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Enchoria 22) col. G, 7 [b] (= Pap. de Ricci 6)Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
112496Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 18) 22Šmʿpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
39942St. Memphis 17, 8 [d][Šmʿ]stone (limestone) Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC01 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
32396Enchoria 27 (2001), p. 45-46, 9 [b]˹Šmʿy˺stone (limestone) Demotic BC01 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
39944St. Memphis 21, 18 [g]Šmʿstone (limestone) Demotic / Hieroglyphic BC01 Egypt, L01 - Memphis [found & written]