Places of Section 10

The Sinai Desert and Egypt

144. Thmuis - (Tell Ibn es-Salam / Tell Tmai el-Amdid)

A group of buildings, consisting of two churches and a flat roofed house.

So Titus marched on foot as far as Nicopolis, which is distant twenty furlongs from Alexandria; there he put his army on board some long ships, and sailed upon the river along the Mendesian Nomus, as far as the city Thmuis; there he got out of the ships, and walked on foot, and lodged all night at a small city called Tanis. (Josephus, War. 4.11.5.)

Map Section 10 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: The Nile Delta eastern portion.

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