Places of Section 10

The Sinai Desert and Egypt

141. Athribis - (Tell Athrib)

A walled city with two towers and a red-roofed basilica. A colonnaded street runs in the upper right part of the vignette.


Province of Augustamnica Secunda, 7 cities under an hegemon: Leonto, Athribis, Heliou, Boubastos, Pharbaitos, Arabia, castle of Clysma. (Hierocles, Synecdemos, 727:13-728:7)

Map Section 10 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: The Nile River divides itself nowadays into two main arm: the Rosetta branch (left) and the Damietta branch (right).

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