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Meroe (Begrawiya)

TM Geo 3460

Sudan - provincia: outside the Imperium Romanum - Aethiopia (admin.) - located between the 5th and the 6th cataract
16.911636,33.70098 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, EDH, Pleiades, ToposText, Wikipedia


Status: city: polis; metropolis; demi; oppidum; urbs; civitas


Greek name(s): Μεροη
Latin name(s): Meroe
Egyptian name(s): Mrw (Mlwȝ)
Coptic name(s): ⲡⲉⲣⲟⲩⲉ
Ethnic(s): Meroites
Modern name(s): Begrawiya
Variants: Meroe - Bedewe - Begrawiya (Begarawiya)


Biblio: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 169; p. 556; Hoffmann, Panzer des Inaros, 1996, p. 439; Priese, Meroitica 7 (1984), p. 496; Fontes Historiae Nubiorum 3, 1998, p. 931; CDD M, 2010, p. 67; p. 156; p. 164
Map: Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 82 D5; Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xxii (Méroé); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xix (Méroé); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 186 (Begrawiya / Meroë)


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112084Leprohon, Stelae II (CAA Boston 3) p. 131-134[found & written]stone (sandstone) Hieroglyphic BC04 Sudan, Meroe (Begrawiya) [found & written]
105035Eretz-Israel 18 (1985), p. 39*-40*[found & written]stone (sandstone) Greek BC04 - AD08 Sudan, Meroe (Begrawiya) [found & written]
135155Totenbuch-Projekt (online) - TM 135155[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC03 Sudan, Meroe (Begrawiya) [found & written]
56526Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA) 9 (1923), p. 75 no. 34 descr.[find place, place of writing & preservation]stone Hieroglyphic? BC02 Sudan, Meroe (Begrawiya) [find place, place of writing & preservation]
100326Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique 47 descr.[found & written]stone (granite) Meroitic cursive BC02 - AD05 Sudan, Meroe (Begrawiya) [found & written]
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