Heliopolis (Tell Hisn)

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Egypt - 13th Lower Egyptian nome, Heliopolites (Tell Hisn) (L13) - provincia: Aegyptus - cf. also L13 Heliopolites (TM Geo 3088), U04b Heka-Iounou (TM Geo 10673)
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Status city: polis; metropolis; demi; nout; civitas; urbs


Greek name(s): Ἡλίου πόλις - Ὠν - Ὀνίου
Latin name(s): Helius - Heliu - Solis oppidum
Egyptian name(s): Ỉwnw - Ỉwnw-mḥty - Ỉwnw-wr - Ỉwnw-nw.t-Ỉtm - Ỉwnw-Rʿ - Pr-Rʿ - Ỉnb-ḥḏ-ỉȝbt
Coptic name(s): ⲱⲛ
Ethnic(s): Heliopolites - Helioupolites - Heliopolitikos
Modern name(s): Tell Hisn
Variants: Heliopolis (Heliou Polis) - On - Oniou - Iounou - Iounou-mehti ('Northern Heliopolis' / 'Heliopolis of Lower Egypt') - Iounou-nout-Atoum ('Heliopolis city (of) (the god) Atoum') - Iounou-Ra ('Heliopolis (of) (the god) Ra') - Per-Ra ('House (of) Ra') - Ineb-hedj-iabet ('Eastern white wall / enclosure') - Tell Hisn (Arab el-Hisn) - Ain Shams (Ein Shams) - El-Matariya (El-Matariyyah) - sites including El-Zeitan; Ard el-Na'am


Repertoria: Dizionario II, p. 203-204 (1-2); p. 204; p. 204-205 (2); Suppl. 1, p. 124 (1-2); Suppl. 2, p. 61 (1); Suppl. 3, p. 43 (1); p. 43 (2); Suppl. 4, p. 63 (2); Suppl. 5, p. 37 (1); p. 37 (2); Gauthier, Dictionnaire I, 1925, p. 54-56; IV, 1927, p. 24
Biblio: Wb 1, 1926, p. 54; RE, 1939, s.v. Oniou 2; Gardiner, AEO 2, 1947, p. 144*-146* no. 400; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 24; Kákosy, LÄ II, 1977, col. 1111-1113; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 18; PP X, 2002, p. 75; CDD I, 2011, p. 15; p. 68-71; p. 167
Map: BSOAS 16 (1954), p. 212 (Heliopolis); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 74 E4 (Heliopolis); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 135 (Tell Hisn / Heliopolis / Iunu); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 166-167 (Tell-Hisn / Heliopolis / Iunu)


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TM GeoRef Publication Attestation Material Language Date Provenance
113291Journal of Egyptian Archaeology (JEA) 84 (1998), p. 234-236 [1-4] descr., descr. [b]Ỉwnw?papyrus Abnormal Hieratic BC07 Egypt, U04b - Memnoneia - Djeme (Thebes west) (?) [found & written]
28800Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 D 23.1 + Geller, Studia Aramaica p. 77-132 fig. 1-22, col. 2, 2Anstone (sandstone) Aramaic BC05 Egypt, U17 - Sheikh Fadl [find place, place of writing & preservation]
37088Magnanini, Iscrizioni fenicie p. 69 (3), 2qrtSmSpottery Phoenician BC05 Egypt, U04b - Thebes [found & written]
38533Short Texts 3 2100, 2nȝy.w-Ỉwnwstone (limestone) Demotic BC04 - BC02 Egypt [found & written]
38534Short Texts 3 2100, 9 [b]Ỉwnwstone (limestone) Demotic BC04 - BC02 Egypt [found & written]
43283I. Syr. 1719, 3 - 4Ἡλιουπολίτηςstone Greek BC04 - AD07 Egypt, U04b - Memnoneia - Djeme (Thebes west), Valley of the Kings [find place, place of writing & preservation]
29938Oriens Antiquus 2 (1963), p. 4-8 no. 2, A 1Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC03 Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) (?) [found & written]
137966Panov, Die Statue des Horchebe, 48Ỉwnwstone (granite) Hieroglyphic BC03 Egypt, L16 - Mendes (Tell el-Rub’a) [found & written]
137979Panov, Die Statue des Horchebe, 134Ỉwnwstone (granite) Hieroglyphic BC03 Egypt, L16 - Mendes (Tell el-Rub’a) [found & written]
64446P. Cairo Zen. 1 59137, 11 aἩλιοπολίτουpapyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) (?) [written]
75034P. Lond. 7 1957, 2 - 3Ἡλιοπ̣ολίτηςpapyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) (?) [written]
75035P. Lond. 7 1957, 8 - 9[Ἡλ]ι̣οπολίτη[ς]papyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00a - Philadelpheia (Gharabet el-Gerza) [found]
Egypt, 00 - Arsinoites (Fayum) (?) [written]
22262Short Texts 3 2099, 4 [c]Ỉwnwstone (limestone) Demotic BC03 - BC02 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Luxor, bought [found]
Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak (?) [written]
22263Short Texts 3 2099, 5Ỉwnwstone (limestone) Demotic BC03 - BC02 Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Luxor, bought [found]
Egypt, U04b - Dios Polis (Thebes east), Karnak (?) [written]
31083P. Chronik Ro, p. 9-13 + Blasius / Schipper (ed.), Apokalyptik und Ägypten (OLA 107) p. 65-111, col. 1, 3Ỉnwpapyrus Demotic BC03 Egypt, L01 - Memphis [found & written]
70213P. Hibeh 2 205, 16Ἡλίου πόλεωςpapyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found]
Egypt, L01 - Memphites (?) [written]
70214P. Hibeh 2 205, 19Ἡλίου πόλινpapyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, U20 - Ankyropolis (El-Hiba) [found]
Egypt, L01 - Memphites (?) [written]
49525P. Petrie 3 p. 14 + P. Petrie 1 16 (2), 5Ἡλιοπολίτηιpapyrus Greek BC03 Egypt, 00a? - Gurob [found]
Egypt, 00d - Krokodilopolis (Medinet el-Fayum) [written]
28213O. Hor 32, 7Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
120646Ray, The baboon and falcon galleries p. 310-312 no. L5 fr. A-B, fr. A, 5Ỉwnw?pottery Demotic BC02 - BC01 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, sacred animal necropolis [found & written]
28211Quack (ed.), Ägyptische Rituale der griechisch-römischen Zeit p. 83-119, 4 [a]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
28212Quack (ed.), Ägyptische Rituale der griechisch-römischen Zeit p. 83-119, 8 [a]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
35788Quack (ed.), Ägyptische Rituale der griechisch-römischen Zeit p. 83-119, 8 [b]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
35789Quack (ed.), Ägyptische Rituale der griechisch-römischen Zeit p. 83-119, 8 [d]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
35791Quack (ed.), Ägyptische Rituale der griechisch-römischen Zeit p. 83-119, 2Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
28209O. Hor 5, (5) 3 [b]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
28206O. Hor 1, 2 [a]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
28207O. Hor 1, 4Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
28208O. Hor 1, 5Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
28210O. Hor 13, 7 [b]Ỉwnwpottery Demotic BC02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Saqqara, Serapeum [found & written]
31717Glanville, Onchsheshonqy p. 2-66, col. 1, 20Ỉwnpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
31719Glanville, Onchsheshonqy p. 2-66, col. 2, 3 (= fr. e, 3)Ỉwnpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
31720Glanville, Onchsheshonqy p. 2-66, col. 2, 5 (= fr. e, 5)Ỉwnpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
31723Glanville, Onchsheshonqy p. 2-66, col. 4, 12Ỉwnpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
32424Spiegelberg, Demotische Texte auf Krügen p. 20-22 no. C, 11Ỉnwpottery Demotic BC01 - AD02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Mit Rahina (?) [found & written]
36921Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 14) 3Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
36922Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. Spieg. 14) 6Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
44637AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 1, 12Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
44638AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 1, 14Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
44639AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 2, 26 [a]Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
44640AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 4, 13Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
44641AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 4, 14Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
44642AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 2, 26 [d]Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
112490Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 36-42 [Pap. de Ricci 1-25] + Spiegelberg, Sagenkreis Petubastis p. 14-34 [Pap. Spieg. 1-18] + P. L. Bat. 27 p. 50-60 + Enchoria 22 (1995), p. 31-38 no. 3 + Enchoria 29 (2004-2005), p. 5-7 no. 26-29 + Dodson e.a. (ed.), A good scribe and an exceedingly wise man. Studies W. J. Tait p. 271-278, (Pap. de Ricci 7) 2[Ỉwnw?]papyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
112717Spiegelberg, Demotische Texte auf Krügen p. 20-22 no. C, 15Ỉnwpottery Demotic BC01 - AD02 Egypt, L01 - Memphis, Mit Rahina (?) [found & written]
120492AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 2, 26 [b]Ỉnb-ḥd-ỉȝbṱpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
120500AAWL Mainz - GSK (1954), 7, p. 310-320, col. 2, 26 [c]Ỉnb-ḥd-ỉȝbṱpapyrus Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolites (?) [written]
132435Bulletin de la Sociéte d‘égyptologie Genève (BSEG) 29 (2011-2013), p. 77-92, Dem. 4 [b]Ỉwnwstone (limestone) Demotic BC01 - AD01 Egypt, L08 - Patoumos (Tell el-Maskhuta) [found & written]
27228P. BM Smith p. 35-53, col. 7, 5Ỉwnwpapyrus Demotic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) [found & written]
114376Dem. Conf. IX (Paris 2005) p. 349-350 [Bodl. MS. Egypt. a. 3 (P)] descr. + Smith, Traversing eternity p. 650-662 no. 58, col. 9, 13 ?Ỉwnw?papyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC01 Egypt, U09 - Panopolis (Akhmim) (?) [found & written]