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Krokodilopolis/Ptolemais Euergetis

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: R. Müller Wollermann
Contributors: R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Francis Deblauwe, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Sep 12, 2013 07:03 PM History
An ancient city in the Heptanomis and the capital of Arsinoites nome. The ancient Egyptian name of the site was Shedyet and in Pharaonic times it was a major cult center for the god Sobek.

http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/736948

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 75 D2 Krokodilopolis/Ptolemais Euergetis

Its local name was Shedet [Cohen]. See also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crocodilopolis.

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R. Müller Wollermann, R. Talbert, Johan Åhlfeldt, Adam Prins, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, H. Kopp, DARMC, Herbert Verreth, Francis Deblauwe, Sean Gillies, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, and Eric Kansa, 'Krokodilopolis/Ptolemais Euergetis: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2013 <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/736948> [accessed: 27 August 2016]

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