Skiathis (Wadi el-Natrun)

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Egypt - Western desert (Western desert) - provincia: Aegyptus - according to Ptolemaios in the Mareotes (admin.) - located in the desert immediately west of the Delta (not to be confused with Nitriai / Tell el-Barnugi (TM Geo 1473) in the western Delta)

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Greek name(s): Σκιαθίς - Σκήτις - Σκήτη - Νιτρία - Κελλία
Latin name(s): Nitria
Egyptian name(s): Sḫ.t
Ethnic(s): Skiathikos - Skithiotes - Nitrensis
Modern name(s): Wadi el-Natrun
Variants: Skiathis (Sketis - Skithis - Skitis - Skete) - Oros Nitrias (Nitria) - Wadi el-Natrun - sites including Deir el-Surian (Deir el-Syriani - Syrian Monastery - the monastery / church of Maria Deipara); Kellia; the Monastery Deir Abu Maqar (Macarius); Qaret el-Dahr; Qusur el-Rubaiyat (Kousour el-Robbeyat - Qusur el-Rybaiyyat); Qusur Isa (Qousour Isa); Bir Hooker

Repertoria: Dizionario IV, p. 291; Suppl. 5, p. 90
Biblio: RE s.v. Skiathis 2
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 C3-C4 (Sketis); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Wadi el-Natrun)

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4 reference(s) to Skiathis in documentary sources
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TM GeoRef Publication Attestation Material Language Date Provenance
113740Short Texts 3 2202, A 1Sḫ.tpottery Demotic / Hieratic BC06 - BC05 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara [found & written]
33396BGU 2 648, 7Σκίθιpapyrus Greek AD02 Egypt, L03 - Terenouthis (Kom Abu Billo) [written]
Egypt [found]
116613Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists (BASP) 46 (2009), p. 59-68, 28Σκίθεωςpapyrus Greek AD04 Egypt [found & written]
40382SB 6 9376, 4Σκιθιῶταιpapyrus Greek AD06 - AD07 Egypt, Western desert - Skiathis (Wadi el-Natrun) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]