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Diospolis Magna/Thebai

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan
Contributors: Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Roko Rumora, Francis Deblauwe, Eric Kansa
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Last modified Jun 07, 2018 05:08 PM History
Diospolis Magna/Thebai was known in ancient Egypt as Waset, "City of the Sceptre". The site was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/786017

25.664781, 32.631884

settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 80 B2 Diospolis Magna/Thebai

The Barrington Atlas notes: Karnak/Luxor


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T. Wilfong, S.E. Sidebotham, J. Keenan, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jen Thum, Jeffrey Becker, H. Kopp, Herbert Verreth, B. Siewert-Mayer, Mark Depauw, R. Talbert, Adam Prins, W. Röllig, Tom Elliott, DARMC, Roko Rumora, Francis Deblauwe, and Eric Kansa, 'Diospolis Magna/Thebai: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/786017> [accessed: 03 August 2020]

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