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Psobthis [Kato] (Saft el-Khirsa)

TM Geo 2886

Egypt - 19th Upper Egyptian nome, Oxyrynchites (El-Bahnasa) (U19) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the U19 Kato (northern / lower) toparchia; pagus 9 (admin.) - same as U20 Sobthis Megale (TM Geo 7322)? U19 [...]thein (TM Geo 9171)?
28.5345855,30.790883 (Lat,Long)

Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades

Status: village: kome; topoi

Greek name(s): Ψωβθις
Egyptian name(s): *Pȝ-sbt
Ethnic(s): Psobthites?
Modern name(s): Saft el-Khirsa
Variants: Psobthis [Kato] ('The wall') - Sobthis? - Saft el-Khirsa (el-Hirsa - el-Kirsa)

Repertoria: Dizionario V, p. 174 (3 & 5); p. 175 (?); Suppl. 2, p. 246-247 (3 & 5); Suppl. 3, p. 166 (3); Suppl. 4, p. 144 (3 & 5); Timm, p. 2048-2049; Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, p. 224 (3 & 5); p. 234 (bis); Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, p. 11; p. 197; Benaissa, Oxyrhynchite nome, 2021(3), p. 455-457 no. 4 & no. 5
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D3 (Psobthis [nord]); Benaissa, Oxyrhynchite nome, 2012(2), p. 492 no. 1 (Saft al-Khirsa - Psobthis Kato); Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, pl. (Saft el Kirsa / Ψῶβθις)
Note: obsolete reading: Phobthis; Psemmis

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Stable URI (with TM Geo ID): www.trismegistos.org/place/2886




3 texts found or written in Psobthis [Kato]
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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
20508P. Oxy. 2 239[written]papyrus Greek AD01 Egypt, U19 - Psobthis [Kato] (Saft el-Khirsa) [written]
Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) [found]
21618P. Oxy. 61 4113[written]papyrus Greek AD02 Egypt, U19 - Psobthis [Kato] (Saft el-Khirsa) [written]
Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) [found]
16922BGU 11 2126 col. 1[written]papyrus Greek AD03 Egypt, U19 - Psobthis [Kato] (Saft el-Khirsa) [written]
Egypt, U19 - Oxyrynchos (Bahnasa) (?) [found]