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Hermopolis Magna/Schmun

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: M. Drew Bear
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Sep 01, 2017 10:43 PM History
The capital city of the Hermopolite nome (the fifteenth Nome of Upper Egypt). The ancient Egyptians called the site Khmun after the group of eight divinities (Ogdoad) that represented the primordial world.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 77 D1 Hermopolis Magna/Schmun

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Ashmunein

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M. Drew Bear, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Hermopolis Magna/Schmun: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2017 <> [accessed: 25 February 2020]

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