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Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina)

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Egypt - 20th Upper Egyptian nome, Herakleopolites (Inhnasya el-Medina) (U20) - provincia: Aegyptus - in the Arcadia eparchia (admin.) - cf. also U20 Herakleopolites (TM Geo 2713)
29.08554,30.934549 (Lat,Long)


Links: Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire, Pleiades, Talbert Peutinger, Wikipedia


1 ancient authors with this ethnic


Status: city: polis; urbs; civitas; oppidum; metropolis


Greek name(s): Ἡρακλέους πόλις Μεγάλη
Latin name(s): Heracleo - Herculis oppidum - Hanes
Egyptian name(s): Ḥw.t-nn-nsw (Nn-nsw - Ḥw.t-nsw)
Coptic name(s): ϩⲛⲏⲥ - ϩⲛⲉⲥ
Ethnic(s): Herakleopolites (Herakleopolitis) - Heracleopolitus - Herakleotes - Herakleotikos - Herakleiotikos
Modern name(s): Ihnasya el-Medina
Variants: Herakleopolis (Herakleous Polis) Megale (Magna) - Hout-nen-nesou (Henen-Nesou) ('House (of) (the) child (of) (the) king') - Hnes (Hanes) - Ihnasya el-Medina (Ahnas - Ehnes)


Repertoria: Dizionario I 2, p. 40; II, p. 217-219 (1-2); p. 219; p. 220-224 (1); p. 225 (2-3); p. 226 [1]; III, p. 395 (2); Suppl. 1, p. 128 (1-2); p. 128-129; p. 129 (2); Suppl. 2, p. 63 (1-2); p. 63; Suppl. 3, p. 44 (1-2); p. 44; p. 45 (2); Suppl. 4, p. 63-64 (1-2); p. 64; p. 64 (2); Suppl. 5, p. 38; p. 38 (1-2); p. 38 (1); p. 38 (1-3); p. 39; Gauthier, Dictionnaire III, 1926, p. 93; IV, 1927, p. 83-84; Timm, p. 1161-1172; Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, p. xii-xiii
Biblio: Wb 2, 1927, p. 272; Gardiner, AEO 2, p. 113*-114* no. 389; Erichsen, Glossar, 1954, p. 220; p. 228; p. 285; Vandorpe, Geografische elementen, 1988, p. 134; CDD Ḥ, 2009, p. 26-27
Map: Pruneti, Ossirinchite, 1981, pl. inset (Eracleopoli); Falivene, Herakleopolite nome, 1998, pl. (ΗΡΑΚΛΕΟΥΣ ΠΟΛΙΣ / Ihnāsiya Al-Madīna); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 75 D2 (Herakleopolis); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 121 (Ihnasya el-Medina / Herakleopolis Magna / Henen-nesut)
Note: obsolete reading: Ḥw.t-stnj; new reading in ZPE 141 (2002), p. 187-189, l. 17 (no toponym; cf. P. Heid. Gr. 9, 2006, p. 43); new reading in P. Col. Zen. 1 5, 47 (no toponym; cf. P. Col. Zen. 2, 1940, p. 11)


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112058Boston MFA. Arts of ancient Egypt p. 177[found & written]metal (gold) Hieroglyphic BC08 Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina) [found & written]
112146Gubel, Van Nijl tot Schelde p. 197-201 no. 244[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC08 - BC06 Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina) [found & written]
112147Gubel, Van Nijl tot Schelde p. 197-201 no. 245[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC08 - BC06 Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina) [found & written]
57143Verhoeven, Das saitische Totenbuch der Iahtesnacht p. 1*-140*[written]papyrus Demotic / Hieratic BC07 - BC06 Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina) [written]
Egypt, U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq) [found]
109682Sale Münzen und Medaillen A.G. (Basel), 27. Juni 1974 p. 51-55 no. 99[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC04 Egypt, U20 - Herakleopolis (Ihnasya el-Medina) (?) [found & written]
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