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Moirai (Meir)

TM Geo 2799

Egypt - 15th Upper Egyptian nome, Hermopolites (El-Ashmunein) (U15) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the Old Kingdom the necropolis of Koussai (1176), the former capital of nomos U14; at the latest from the 3rd century AD on incorporated in the U15 Hermopolites, in the Koussites Ano toparchia (admin.) - same as U Moeir (TM Geo 10158)?
27.441651,30.747262 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades

Status: village: kome; chorion

Greek name(s): Μοιραι
Egyptian name(s): Mr-wr
Coptic name(s): ⲡⲙⲟⲉⲓⲣ
Modern name(s): Meir
Variants: Moirai - Meir (Mir)

Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 277; p. 291 (bis); Suppl. 1, p. 199; Suppl. 2, p. 124; Suppl. 4, p. 88; Timm, p. 1633-1635; Drew-Bear, Hermopolite, 1979, p. 169; p. 172; p. 172-173; p. 348; p. 360
Biblio: Kessler, LÄ IV, 1982, col. 14-19 (s.v. Meir)
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Meir [bis]); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 77 D2 (Moira(i)); Drew-Bear, Hermopolite, 1979, map 2 (Mîr / Μοῖραι)
Note: obsolete reading: Me[...]; Moikon

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Stable URI (with TM Geo ID): www.trismegistos.org/place/2799




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755217Egyptian Journal of Archaeological and Restoration Studies (EJARS) 6 (2016), p. 125-132[found & written]wood Hieratic BC16 - BC13 Egypt, U15 - Moirai (Meir) (?) [found & written]
57079Göttinger Miszellen (GM) 27 (1978), p. 33-35[found & written]papyrus Demotic / Hieratic (Hieroglyphic) BC04 - BC03 Egypt, U15 - Moirai (Meir) [found & written]
57080Goyon, Le papyrus d'Imouthès p. 27-100 & pl. 1-43[found & written]papyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC04 - BC03 Egypt, U15 - Moirai (Meir) [found & written]
58398Annales du Service des antiquités de l‘Égypte (ASAE) 15 (1915), p. 199-202[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC04 Egypt, U15 - Moirai (Meir) [found & written]
102808SEG 8 637[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Greek AD01 - AD04 Egypt, U15 - Moirai (Meir) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
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