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Akanthopolis (Kafr Ammar)

TM Geo 3677

Egypt - 1st Lower Egyptian nome, Memphites (Memphis) (L01) - provincia: Aegyptus - located ca. 30 km south of L01 Memphis (TM Geo 1344) - same as L01? Akanthonos (TM Geo 8366)? L01 Semenou-Her (TM Geo 10834)?
29.5,31.2166666666666667 (Lat,Long)


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Status: city: polis; village: kome


Greek name(s): Ἀκανθῶν πόλις - Τηνις
Ethnic(s): Akanthopolites
Modern name(s): Kafr Ammar
Variants: Akanthopolis (Akanthon Polis - Akanthos Polis) - Tenis - Kafr Ammar - sites including the cemetry (Kafr) Tarkhan


Repertoria: Dizionario I 1, p. 40 (bis); p. 40-41; p. 41; IV, p. 409; Suppl. 1, p. 14 (bis); Barrington Atlas, 2000, p. 1122 (pl. 74 unlocated)
Biblio: Petrie / Mackay, Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa, 1915; Yoyotte, RdE 13 (1961), p. 71-105; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 191; Nachtergael, ZPE 123 (1998), p. 145; Guermeur, Les cultes d'Amon, 2005, p. 56; Jasnow / Zauzich, Book of Thoth, 2005, p. 346
Map: P. L. Bat. 21, 1981, pl. 4 (Ἀκάνθων πόλις); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Kafr Tarkhan)


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58403Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.396[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC09 - BC07 Egypt, L01 - Akanthopolis (Kafr Ammar) [found & written]
58414Petrie / Mackay, Heliopolis, Kafr Ammar and Shurafa p. 34 no. 60-61 & pl. XXIX, 1[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC09 - BC07 Egypt, L01 - Akanthopolis (Kafr Ammar) [found & written]
58426Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.397 c[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC09 - BC07 Egypt, L01 - Akanthopolis (Kafr Ammar) [found & written]
58413Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.397 b[found & written]stone Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L01 - Akanthopolis (Kafr Ammar) [found & written]
90228Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 4.2 60.398[found & written]stone (basalt) Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, L01 - Akanthopolis (Kafr Ammar) (?) [found & written]
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