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Elephantine (Geziret Assuan)

TM Geo 621

Egypt - 1st Upper Egyptian nome (Elephantine, Kom Ombo) (U01) - provincia: Aegyptus - cf. also U01 Elephantinites (TM Geo 13441), U01 Katarraktes Mikros / Mou-bin-n-Abou (TM Geo 4808), Biat-Iabtit-Abou (TM Geo 56930)
24.09,32.889 (Lat,Long)


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


Status: island (on the Nile): nesos; insula; city: polis; metropolis; demi; urbs


Greek name(s): Ἐλεφαντίνη - Ἰηβ
Latin name(s): Elephantine - Elephantis
Egyptian name(s): Yb (Ybȝ - ȝbw - Ỉȝbw - Ỉb)
Coptic name(s): ⲓⲏⲃ
Ethnic(s): Elephanteus - Elephantites - Elephantinites - Elephanteus
Modern name(s): Geziret Assuan
Variants: Elephantine (Elephantis) - Ieb - Geziret Assuan


Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 138; p. 138-140; p. 140; Suppl. 1, p. 104; Suppl. 2, p. 50; Suppl. 3, p. 35 (bis); Suppl. 4, p. 55; Suppl. 5, p. 31; Timm, p. 1044-1049; Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 3
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 7; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 2*-5* no. 315; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 49; p. 321; p. 392; Habachi, LÄ I, 1975, col. 1217-1225; CRIPEL 8 (1986), p. 37-42; Locher, Topographie Nilkatarakt, 1999, p. 15-34; CDD Y, 2001, p. 8-9; p. 10; La'da, Pap. Congr. XXIII (Vienna 2001), 2007, p. 369-380
Map: d'Anville, Aegyptus antiqua, 1765 (Elephantine I.); Jomard, Carte itinéraire, 1820 (Ile d'Éléphantine); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Ile Elephantine); JEA 11 (1925), p. 138 pl. 11 (Elephantine); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Elephantine); Textbook of Aramaic documents 4, 1999, p. 304 (Elephantine); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 inset (2) (Elephantine); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 72 (Elephantine Island); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Elephantine)
Note: new reading in O. Leiden Dem. 338, 4 (no toponym; cf. DBL, 2005, p. 432); new reading in Kaplony-Heckel, Ägyptische Handschriften 3 p. 86 no. 240 Ro descr. (= Lepper (ed.), Forschung in der Papyrussammlung p. 189-196), l. 4 (no toponym)


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755228Hieratische Papyrus aus Berlin 3 pl. 2-3[written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) [written]
755244Hieratische Papyrus aus Berlin 3 pl. 8[found & written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) [found & written]
755229Strasbourg, Institut d’Égyptologie inv. Fr. Ba ined.[found & written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) [found & written]
755241Hieratische Papyrus aus Berlin 3 pl. 5, 7-9[found & written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) [found & written]
755260Hieratische Papyrus aus Berlin 3 pl. 1[found & written]papyrus Hieratic BC34 - AD08 Egypt, U01 - Elephantine (Geziret Assuan) [found & written]
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