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Hierakopolis (Kom el-Ahmar)

TM Geo 848

Egypt - 3rd Upper Egyptian nome, Latopolites (Esna, Kom el-Ahmar) (U03) - provincia: Aegyptus
25.097743,32.779728 (Lat,Long)

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

Status: city: polis

Greek name(s): Ἱεράκων πόλις
Egyptian name(s): Nḫn (Mḫn)
Modern name(s): Kom el-Ahmar
Variants: Hierakopolis (Hierakon Polis / Hierakonpolis) - Nechen ('Landing place') - Kom el-Ahmar

Repertoria: Dizionario III, p. 21 (1); Gauthier, Dictionnaire III, 1926, p. 99
Biblio: Wb 2, 1927, p. 310; Gardiner, AEO 2 (1947), p. 7*-8* no. 320; Adams, LÄ II, 1977, col. 1182-1186; Smith, Enchoria 16 (1988), p. 81; CDD N, 2004, p. 114-115
Map: Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 71 (Kom el-Ahmar / Hierakonpolis / Nekhen); Baines / Málek, Atlas, 2002(2), p. 78 (Kom el-Ahmar); Barrington Atlas, 2000, pl. 80 B3 (Hierakonpolis); NeHet 6 (2018), p. 32 fig. 1 (Hierakonpolis); Rifaud, Carte du cours du Nil, 1830 (Hieraconpolis); Tabula Imperii Romani. Coptos, 1958 (Hieraconpolis / El-Kōm el-Aḥmar)

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TM id Publication StatusMaterial Language Date Provenance
135258Totenbuch-Projekt (online) - TM 135258[found & written]wood Hieroglyphic BC07 - BC04 Egypt, U03 - Hierakopolis (Kom el-Ahmar) [found & written]
51615Short Texts 1 34[found & written]metal (bronze) Demotic BC04 - BC01 Egypt, U03 - Hierakopolis (Kom el-Ahmar) [found & written]
91064Textbook of Aramaic documents 4 D 8.12[found & written]pottery Aramaic BC02 Egypt, U03 - Hierakopolis (Kom el-Ahmar) [found & written]
18012SB 5 8046[found & written]pottery Greek AD01 Egypt, U03 - Hierakopolis (Kom el-Ahmar) [found & written]