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Eileithyiopolis (El-Kab)

TM Geo 611

Egypt - 3rd Upper Egyptian nome, Latopolites (Esna, Kom el-Ahmar) (U03) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the Eileithyiopolites (admin.) - cf. also U03 Eileithyiopolites (TM Geo 3223)
25.119031,32.79809 (Lat,Long)


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


Status: city: polis


Greek name(s): Εἰλειθυίας πόλις
Latin name(s): Leucotheae
Egyptian name(s): Nḫb - Gs.t?
Ethnic(s): Eileithyiopolites
Modern name(s): El-Kab
Variants: Eileithyiopolis (Eileithyias Polis) - Necheb (Nekheb) - El-Kab (Elkab)


Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 131 (bis); Suppl. 1, p. 103 (bis); Suppl. 2, p. 49 (bis); Suppl. 3, p. 35 (1-2); Suppl. 4, p. 55 (1); Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 160 (?); III, 1926, p. 99
Biblio: Wb 2, 1927, p. 309; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 8* no. 321, Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 226; CDD N, 2004, p. 114
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (el-Kab / Eileithyiaspolis / Nekheb); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 80 [a] (El-Kab); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 80 [b] (El-Kab); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 B3 (Eileithyiaspolis); CdE 71 (1996), p. 318 (El-Kab); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F3b, 1990 (Ancient town of Nekhab (Eileithyiaspolis)); Egyptian series 1:50,000, map NG 36 F3b, 1990 (Ancient Tombs [bis]); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Elethyia); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Elethyia); Schott, Kanais (NAWGöttingen), 1961, pl. 20 (Elkâb); Survey Department Cairo, 1907, map 1 (El Kab); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Eileithyaspolis / El-Kāb)
Note: according to De Meulenaere the modern name El-Kab is derived from the Egyptian Nekheb (with the N- pronounced as el-), while the 'el' of Elkab has then incorrectly been considered as the Arabic article 'el-'


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755136Annales du Service des antiquités de l‘Égypte (ASAE) 85 (2011), p. 33-55; pl. 1b-2a[found & written]plaster Hieratic BC16 Egypt, U03 - Eileithyiopolis (El-Kab) [found & written]
702449Short Texts 3 1423 descr.[found & written]stone Demotic BC07 - AD04 Egypt, U03 - Eileithyiopolis (El-Kab) [found & written]
702450Short Texts 3 1425[found & written]stone Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, U03 - Eileithyiopolis (El-Kab) [found & written]
702451Short Texts 3 1426[found & written]stone Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, U03 - Eileithyiopolis (El-Kab) [found & written]
74494O. Elkab 14 descr.[found & written]pottery Greek BC04 - BC01 Egypt, U03 - Eileithyiopolis (El-Kab) [found & written]
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