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Oasis Magna (El-Kharga)

TM Geo 619

Egypt - Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga & El-Dakhla) (Western desert, Oasis Magna) - provincia: Aegyptus
25.442859,30.558298 (Lat,Long)


Links: Pleiades, Pleiades, Wikipedia


Status: district: nomos; oasis; nesos


Greek name(s): Ὄασις Μεγάλη - Ὄασις Θηβαίδος
Latin name(s): Oasis Maior
Egyptian name(s): Wḥy-rsy (Wḥy) - Knm.t (Gnm.t)
Ethnic(s): Oasites (Oasitis) - Oasitikos
Modern name(s): El-Kharga
Variants: Oasis Megale (Magna / Maior - Ano) - Oasis he Exotero - Oasis Thebaidos - Oasites Nomos - Makaron Nesos - Ouhi-resi ('Southern oasis') - Kenmet (Genmet) - El-Kharga


Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 263 (ter); p. 276; III, p. 378 [b]; p. 378; p. 379-380 (1 & 3); p. 380 [a]; p. 380 (?); Suppl. 1, p. 213 (bis); Suppl. 2, p. 140 (bis); p. 140 (3); Suppl. 3, p. 85 (bis); p. 85 (3); Suppl. 4, p. 97 [b]; p. 97; p. 97 (3-4); Suppl. 5, p. 71 (bis); Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 203; V, 1927, p. 204-205
Biblio: Wb 2, 1927, p. 133; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 98; p. 581; Wagner, I. Oasis, 1987, p. 131-134; Stadler, P. Pa-Month, 2003, p. 87; CDD G, 2004, p. 33; CDD W, 2009, p. 140
Map: Survey Department, 1900, sheet D. 4 (Kharga Oasis); Survey Department, 1900, sheet D. 4 (Kharga); JEA 11 (1925), p. 138 pl. 11 (Oasis Major (Kharga)); LÄ VII, 1992, map 8 (Oase el Charga); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 79 B1-F3 (Oasis Magna / Thebaidos); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 79 D3-E4 (Exotero); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 187 [a] (el-Kharga); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 187 [b] (5) (el-Kharga Oasis); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 187 [b] (5) (el-Kharga); CdE 83 (2008), p. 259 (Oasis de Kharga); CdE 83 (2008), p. 259 (Kharga); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 (Oasis megalè); Brun e.a. (ed.), Le désert oriental d'Égypte [Cuvigny], 2018, § 1 fig. 1 (Khârga)
Note: the nomos Oasis Magna (619) includes both the El-Kharga oasis (he Exotero) and the El-Dakhla oasis (he Esotero) (2753) more to the west; the ethnic Oasites in Ptolemaios seems to refer to both the Oasis Mikra and the Oasis Megale


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25109P. L. Bat. 13 21[written]papyrus Greek AD01 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [written]
Egypt [found]
97224SB 26 16708[written]papyrus Greek AD01 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
17345P. Iand. 7 142[written]papyrus Greek AD02 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [written]
Egypt [found]
17346P. Iand. 7 143[written]papyrus Greek AD02 - AD03 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [written]
Egypt [found]
704421P. Nekr. 26[written]papyrus Greek AD03 - AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
704422P. Nekr. 27[written]papyrus Greek AD03 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
704423P. Nekr. 29[written]papyrus Greek AD03 - AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
704424P. Nekr. 30[written]papyrus Greek AD03 - AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
22633P. Nekr. 18[written]papyrus Greek AD03 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
32578Aegyptus 90 (2010), p. 47-49[found & written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [found & written]
32311P. Strasb. Gr. 9 880[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [written]
Egypt [found]
79236SB 24 15903[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
97219SB 26 16706[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
97220ZPE 158 (2006), p. 201-202[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
219740Aegyptus 90 (2010), p. 43-44[found & written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [found & written]
219741Aegyptus 90 (2010), p. 44-46[found & written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [found & written]
219742Aegyptus 90 (2010), p. 46-47[found & written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [found & written]
97223SB 26 16707[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
22606P. Nekr. 41[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
704431P. Nekr. 46[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna - Kysis (Dush) [found]
Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
16065SB 12 10784[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) (?) [written]
Egypt [found]
18375SB 18 13252[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [written]
Egypt [found]
22347P. Lips. 1 36[written]papyrus Greek AD04 Egypt, Western desert, Oasis Magna (El-Kharga) [written]
Egypt, U - Upper Egypt [found]