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Apollonopolis Magna

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 24, 2023 02:37 PM History
The city of Apollonopolis Magna was located on the west bank of the Nile, south of Thebes. As the seat of Horus, Greeks regarded it as a site connected with Apollo. It served as the capital of the second nome of Upper Egypt.

24.9778875, 32.872446

settlement, archaeological site

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 80 B4 Apollonopolis Magna


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T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, Jeffrey Becker, Carolin Johansson, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Gabriel Mckee, jfu, R. Talbert, Nate Nagy, Gabriel Bodard, and Rune Rattenborg, 'Apollonopolis Magna: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 23 September 2023]

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