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Apis (Luxor)

TM Geo 2985

Egypt - 4th Upper Egyptian nome, Peri Thebas (Theban area) (U04b) - provincia: Aegyptus - located Luxor, south of U04b Dios Polis (TM Geo 576) - cf. also U04b T-mai-n-Apis (TM Geo 11367), U04b Pestenemenophis (TM Geo 6533)

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Status: village; later quarter

Greek name(s): Ἀπις - Ὠφιεῖον - Ὠφιῆον - τὰ Τρία Κάστρα
Latin name(s): Ophieu
Egyptian name(s): Ỉp.t-rsy.t (Ỉp.t - Ỉpy - Ỉpw)
Coptic name(s): ⲧⲡⲟⲗⲓⲥ ⲁⲡⲉ - ⲧⲡⲟⲗⲓⲥ ⲡⲁⲡⲉ - ⲡϣⲟⲙⲧ ⲛⲕⲁⲥⲧⲣⲟⲛ
Modern name(s): Luxor
Variants: Apis ('(The) adyton') - Ophieion (Ophieon - Oupheion) - Ouphis - ta Tria Kastra - Luxor

Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 143-145 [b]; III, p. 402; V, p. 182; Suppl. 2, p. 248; Suppl. 3, p. 18 (2); p. 167; Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 66; p. 66-67; p. 215; Barrington Atlas, 2000, p. 1177 (pl. 80 unlocated)
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 68; Erichsen, Lesestücke II.2, 1940, p. 198; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 24*-26* no. 335-336; Erichsen, Aegyptus 32 (1952), p. 10-32; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 28; p. 89; Quaegebeur, L'Égyptologie en 1979, 1982, I, p. 268; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 20-24 (no. 1); p. 87; Palme, Tyche, 4 (1989), p. 126; Vandorpe, P. L. Bat. 27, 1995, p. 218-221(no. 1-2); Heilporn, O. Strasb. 2, 2009, p. 42; p. 54-65; CDD I, 2011, p. 89; p. 97-101; p. 124
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 85 (Luxor / Ipet-resyt); Schott, Kanais (NAWGöttingen), 1961, pl. 20 (Luxor); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Ophieion)
Note: new reading in P. Zauzich 26, 3 (no toponym; cf. Vleeming in DBL add. 1, 2007, p. 53)

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3 texts found or written in Apis

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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
89388Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 2.5[destination]papyrus Aramaic BC06 - BC05 Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [written]
Egypt, U15 - Hermopolis (El-Ashmunein), Tuna el-Gebel [found]
Egypt, U04b - Apis (Luxor) [destination]
89389Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 2.6[destination]papyrus Aramaic BC06 - BC05 Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [written]
Egypt, U15 - Hermopolis (El-Ashmunein), Tuna el-Gebel [found]
Egypt, U04b - Apis (Luxor) [destination]
89390Textbook of Aramaic documents 1 A 2.7[destination]papyrus Aramaic BC06 - BC05 Egypt, L01 - Memphis (?) [written]
Egypt, U15 - Hermopolis (El-Ashmunein), Tuna el-Gebel [found]
Egypt, U04b - Apis (Luxor) [destination]