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Katarraktes Mikros

TM Geo 4808

Egypt - 1st Upper Egyptian nome (Elephantine, Kom Ombo) (U01) - provincia: Aegyptus - same as Kebeh (TM Geo 10895)? cf. U01 Elephantine (TM Geo 621)

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

Status: river, cataract: mou

Greek name(s): Καταρράκτης Μικρός - τὰ Κατάδουπα
Latin name(s): Catadupi
Egyptian name(s): Qbḥw - Mw-bỉn-n-ȝbw (Pȝ-mw-bỉn)
Ethnic(s): Kataraktites
Variants: Katarraktes Mikros (Cataracta Prima) - Kataraktes - ta Katadoupa ('Downcrash') - Kebehou ('Cool water') - Mou-bin-n-Abou ('(The) bad water of Elephantine') - First Cataract

Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 85; Suppl. 2, p. 89; Suppl. 3, p. 59; Suppl. 4, p. 74; Gauthier, Dictionnaire III, 1926, p. 29
Biblio: Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 261; Locher, Topographie Nilkatarakt, 1999, p. 98-103; Stadler, Isis, das göttliche Kind, 2004, p. 160
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (First Cataract); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 inset (2) (Cataracta Prima); d'Anville, Aegyptus antiqua, 1765 (Cataractes); JEA 11 (1925), p. 138 pl. 11 (1st. Cataract); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Cataractes ou Chellâl); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xix (1ère cataracte); Répertoire d’épigraphie méroïtique, 2000, p. xx (1ère cataracte); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (1e. Cataracte)
Note: new reading in ZPE 157 (2006), p. 155, l. 3 (= CRIPEL 18 (1996), p. 199-200 no. 2, l. 5) (no toponym)

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