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Mothis (Mut)

TM Geo 3154

Egypt - Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga & El-Dakhla) (Western desert, Oasis Magna) - provincia: Aegyptus - located in the El-Dakhla oasis (TM Geo 2753) - cf. also Mothites (TM Geo 12543)
25.483192,28.980561 (Lat,Long)

Links: 4CARE/DEChriM, Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, Wikipedia

Status: city: polis

Greek name(s): Μωθις - Μωθιτῶν πόλις - Μαθων
Egyptian name(s): Pȝ-Mw.t (Pa-Mw.t)?
Ethnic(s): Mothites
Modern name(s): Mut
Variants: Mothis (Motis) - Mothiton Polis - Mathon - Mut (el-Kharab) - sites including the cemetery Bir el-Shaghala (Bir esch-Shaghala)

Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 223; p. 308 (bis); Suppl. 1, p. 201 (bis); Suppl. 2, p. 127; p. 127-128; p. 128; Suppl. 3, p. 77; p. 77 (1-2); Suppl. 4, p. 89; p. 89 (2); Suppl. 5, p. 63 (1); Timm, p. 1686-1687
Biblio: Wagner, I. Oasis, 1987, p. 189-190; Cruz-uribe, Graff. Hibis, 1995, p. 42; Bagnall, P. Kellis 4, 1997, p. 73
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 187 [b] (4) (Mut el-Kharab); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 79 inset (Mothis)

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316171Bagnall e.a. (ed.), The Oasis papers 6 p. 20-21 [13/6] descr.[found & written]pottery Abnormal Hieratic BC08 - BC06 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Mothis (Mut) [found & written]
51401Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA) 54 (1968), p. 166-167[found & written]stone (sandstone) Hieratic BC08 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Mothis (Mut) [found & written]
946537Dust, demons and pots. Studies in honour of Colin A. Hope (OLA 289) p. 715-737[found & written]pottery Abnormal Hieratic BC08 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Mothis (Mut) [found & written]
316168Bagnall e.a. (ed.), The Oasis papers 6 p. 20 [0/20+32/1] descr.[found & written]pottery Hieratic BC07 - BC04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Mothis (Mut) [found & written]
316172Bagnall e.a. (ed.), The Oasis papers 6 p. 21 [29/14] descr.[found & written]pottery Abnormal Hieratic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Mothis (Mut) [found & written]
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