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Pmoun Berri

a Pleiades name resource

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Pmoun Berri

Πμουν Βερρι

Greek (ancient)

geographic name



Less certain


Possibly Pmoun Berri, according to an ostrakon (unpublished) found at the site in 2008, which acknowledges the payment of money by someone described as ἀπὸ γεωργ(ίου) Πμουν Βερρι, “from the georgion of Pmoun Berri.” Pmoun Berri [which means “the new spring”] may have been the fourth-century antecedent of the modern toponym “Ain el-Gedida” (although, according to Arabic grammar, the latter is translated literally as “the spring of the new [village].”