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Saww

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Aug 01, 2018 09:06 AM History
A port on the Red Sea, located at a small dhow harbor now called Mersa Gawasis. The port was used during the 12th Dynasty for expeditions to Punt and Sinai.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/164651500

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  • مرسة جواسيس (Mersa Gawāsīs: Egyptian Arabic, modern)
  • Sꜣww (Saww: Ancient Egyptian, 2010 BC - 1640 BC)
  • Less than certain: Sw (Ancient Egyptian, 1548 BC - 1086 BC)
  • Less than certain: Sww (Ancient Egyptian, unspecified date range)
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settlement, port

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Gabriel Mckee, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Saww: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/164651500> [accessed: 07 December 2019]

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