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Lower Egypt

Index Lower Egypt

Lower Egypt (مصر السفلى.) is the northernmost region of Egypt: the fertile Nile Delta, between Upper Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea — from El Aiyat, south of modern-day Cairo, and Dahshur. [1]

64 relations: Ancient Egypt, Andjety, Aneb-Hetch, Athribis, Benha, Bubastis, Busiris (Lower Egypt), Cairo, Canopus, Egypt, Dahshur, Damanhur, Damietta, Deshret, Double Falcon, Egypt, Geography of Egypt, Heliopolis (ancient Egypt), Heliopolite Nome, Hermopolis (Lower Egypt), Hsekiu, Ibis, Khaset (nome), Khayu, Kom el-Hisn, Leontopolis, Letopolis, Lisht, Mediterranean Sea, Mekh, Memphis, Egypt, Mendes, Mesopotamia, Middle Egypt, Mudbrick, Naqada III, Narmer, Neheb, Nile, Nile Delta, Nome (Egypt), Palermo Stone, Papyrus, Pelusium, Pithom, Pliny the Elder, River, Rosetta, Saft el-Hinna, Sais, Egypt, Sebennytos, ..., Shrubland, Tanis, Tanta, Tell el-Balamun, Tell Nebesha, Thesh, Tiu (pharaoh), Tjaru, Upper and Lower Egypt, Upper Egypt, Wadjet, Wazner, Xois, Zagazig. Expand index (14 more) »

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River - geographically Lower Egypt and Upper Egypt, in the place that is now occupied by the countries of Egypt and Sudan.

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Andjety

Andjety (meaning "He of Andjet") is a local ancient Egyptian deity of the ninth nome, centered at Andjet, which was known as Busiris to the Greeks.

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Aneb-Hetch

Aneb-Hetch (White Walls, also Inbu-Hedj, White fortress) was one of 42 nomes (administrative division) in Ancient Egypt.

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Athribis

Athribis (أتريب; Greek: Ἄθλιβις, from the original Egyptian Hut-heryib, Ⲁⲑⲣⲏⲃⲓ) was an ancient city in Lower Egypt.

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Benha

Benha /'benhæ/ (بنها), also spelled Banha , is the capital of the Qalyubia Governorate in north-eastern Egypt.

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Bubastis

Bubastis (Bohairic Coptic: Ⲡⲟⲩⲃⲁⲥϯ Poubasti; Greek: Βούβαστις Boubastis or Βούβαστος Boubastos), also known in Arabic as Tell-Basta or in Egyptian as Per-Bast, was an Ancient Egyptian city.

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Busiris (Lower Egypt)

Busiris (أبو صير بنا; Greek: Βούσιρις; ⲃⲟⲩⲥⲓⲣⲓ, Herod. i. 59, 61,165; Strabo xvii. p. 802; Plut. Is. et Osir. 30; Ptol. iv. 5. § 51; Plin. v. 9. s. 11: Hierocl. p. 725; Steph. B. s. v.) was an ancient city in Lower Egypt, located at the present-day Abu Sir Bana.

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Cairo

Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.

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Canopus, Egypt

Canopus, also known as Canobus, was an Ancient Egyptian coastal town, located in the Nile Delta.

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Dahshur

DahshurAlso transliterated Dahshour (in English often called Dashur; دهشور) is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile approximately south of Cairo.

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Damanhur

Damanhur (دمنهور,; Egyptian: Dmỉ-n-Ḥr.w ; Ⲡⲓϯⲙⲓⲛ̀ϩⲱⲣ; Ἑρμοῦ πόλις μικρά) is a city in Lower Egypt, and the capital of the Beheira Governorate.

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Damietta

Damietta (دمياط,; ⲧⲁⲙⲓⲁϯ) also known as Damiata, or Domyat, is a port and the capital of the Damietta Governorate in Egypt, a former bishopric and present multiple Catholic titular see.

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Deshret

Deshret, from Ancient Egyptian, was the formal name for the Red Crown of Lower Egypt and for the desert Red Land on either side of Kemet (Black Land), the fertile Nile river basin.

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Double Falcon

Double Falcon (also possibly Dju and Nebwy) was a ruler of Lower Egypt from Naqada III.

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Egypt

Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

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Geography of Egypt

The geography of Egypt relates to two regions: North Africa and Southwest Asia.

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Heliopolis (ancient Egypt)

Heliopolis was a major city of ancient Egypt.

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Heliopolite Nome

The Heliopolite, or Thirteenth Nome (Egyptian: Heq-At, "Prospering Scepter"), was a nome (province or district) of Ancient Egypt.

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Hermopolis (Lower Egypt)

Hermopolis (Greek: Ἑρμοῦ πόλις), also known as Hermopolis Parva, was the Greek name for two cities in Ancient Egypt.

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Hsekiu

Hsekiu, alternatively Seka, is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian pharaoh (king) who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Ibis

The ibises (collective plural ibis; classical plurals ibides and ibes) are a group of long-legged wading birds in the family Threskiornithidae, that inhabit wetlands, forests and plains.

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Khaset (nome)

Khaset (Mountain bull, also Chasuu) was one of 42 nomes (administrative division) in Ancient Egypt.

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Khayu

Khayu is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Kom el-Hisn

Kom el-Hisn (كوم الحصن) is an Egyptian Nile Delta settlement dating back to the Old Kingdom with parts dating to the Middle Kingdom.

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Leontopolis

Leontopolis was an Ancient Egyptian city located in the Nile Delta, Lower Egypt.

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Letopolis

Letopolis (Greek: Λητοῦς Πόλις) was an ancient Egyptian city, the capital of the second nome of Lower Egypt.

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Lisht

Lisht or el-Lisht is an Egyptian village located south of Cairo.

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Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.

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Mekh

Mekh is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Memphis, Egypt

Memphis (مَنْف; ⲙⲉⲙϥⲓ; Μέμφις) was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt.

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Mendes

Mendes (Μένδης, gen.: Μένδητος), the Greek name of the Ancient Egyptian city of Djedet, also known in Ancient Egypt as Per-Banebdjedet ("The Domain of the Ram Lord of Djedet") and Anpet, is known today as Tell El-Ruba (تل الربع).

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Mesopotamia

Mesopotamia is a historical region in West Asia situated within the Tigris–Euphrates river system, in modern days roughly corresponding to most of Iraq, Kuwait, parts of Northern Saudi Arabia, the eastern parts of Syria, Southeastern Turkey, and regions along the Turkish–Syrian and Iran–Iraq borders.

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Middle Egypt

Middle Egypt (Misr al-Wista) is the section of land between Lower Egypt (the Nile Delta) and Upper Egypt, stretching upstream from Asyut in the south to Memphis in the north.

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Mudbrick

A mudbrick or mud-brick is a brick, made of a mixture of loam, mud, sand and water mixed with a binding material such as rice husks or straw.

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Naqada III

Naqada III is the last phase of the Naqada culture of ancient Egyptian prehistory, dating approximately from 3200 to 3000 BC.

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Narmer

Narmer was an ancient Egyptian king of the Early Dynastic Period.

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Neheb

Neheb is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Nile

The Nile River (النيل, Egyptian Arabic en-Nīl, Standard Arabic an-Nīl; ⲫⲓⲁⲣⲱ, P(h)iaro; Ancient Egyptian: Ḥ'pī and Jtrw; Biblical Hebrew:, Ha-Ye'or or, Ha-Shiḥor) is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, and is commonly regarded as the longest river in the world, though some sources cite the Amazon River as the longest.

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Nile Delta

The Nile Delta (دلتا النيل or simply الدلتا) is the delta formed in Northern Egypt (Lower Egypt) where the Nile River spreads out and drains into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Nome (Egypt)

A nome (from νομός, nomós, “district”) was a territorial division in ancient Egypt.

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Palermo Stone

The Palermo Stone is one of seven surviving fragments of a stele known as the Royal Annals of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt.

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Papyrus

Papyrus is a material similar to thick paper that was used in ancient times as a writing surface.

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Pelusium

Pelusium (الفرما; Ⲡⲉⲣⲉⲙⲟⲩⲛ or Ⲡⲉⲣⲉⲙⲟⲩⲏ), was an important city in the eastern extremes of Egypt's Nile Delta, 30 km to the southeast of the modern Port Said, becoming a Roman provincial capital and Metropolitan archbishopric, remaining a multiple Catholic titular see.

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Pithom

Pithom (פיתום) also called Per-Atum or Heroöpolis or Heroonopolis (Greek: Ἡρώων πόλις or Ἡρώ) was an ancient city of Egypt.

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Pliny the Elder

Pliny the Elder (born Gaius Plinius Secundus, AD 23–79) was a Roman author, naturalist and natural philosopher, a naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and friend of emperor Vespasian.

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River

A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

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Rosetta

Rosetta (رشيد; Rosette; ⲣⲁϣⲓⲧ Rashit) is a port city of the Nile Delta, located east of Alexandria, in Egypt's Beheira governorate.

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Saft el-Hinna

Saft el-Hinna (also Saft el-Hinneh, Saft el-Henna, Saft el-Henneh) is a village and an archaeological site in Egypt.

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Sais, Egypt

Sais (Σάϊς, ⲥⲁⲓ) or Sa El Hagar (صا الحجر) was an ancient Egyptian town in the Western Nile Delta on the Canopic branch of the Nile.

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Sebennytos

Sebennytos or Sebennytus (سمندود Samannūd, ϫⲉⲙⲛⲟⲩϯ, Greek: Σεβέννυτος, Ptol. iv. 5. § 50, Steph. B. s. v. or ἡ Σεβεννυτικὴ πόλις, Strabo xvii. p. 802, Egyptian: ṯb-nṯr, probably pronounced * in Old Egyptian, * in Late Egyptian), was an ancient city of Lower Egypt, located on the Damietta (Sebennytic) branch of the Nile in the Delta.

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Shrubland

Shrubland, scrubland, scrub, brush, or bush is a plant community characterised by vegetation dominated by shrubs, often also including grasses, herbs, and geophytes.

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Tanis

Tanis (ϫⲁⲛⲓ/ϫⲁⲁⲛⲉ; Τάνις; ḏˁn.t /ˈɟuʕnat/ or /ˈcʼuʕnat/; صان الحجر) is a city in the north-eastern Nile Delta of Egypt.

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Tanta

Tanta (طنطا) is a large city in Egypt.

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Tell el-Balamun

Tell el-Balamun, first known as Smabehdet, is an ancient city in Egypt dating from 2400 BC.

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Tell Nebesha

Tell Nebesha or Nebesheh (also known as 'Faraon' or 'Farun') is an archaeological site in Egypt, and the location of the ancient city of Imet.

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Thesh

Thesh, also known as Tjesh and Tesh, is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Tiu (pharaoh)

Tiu, also known as Teyew, is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Tjaru

Tjaru was an ancient Egyptian fortress on the Way of Horus or Horus military road, the major road leading out of Egypt into Canaan.

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Upper and Lower Egypt

In Egyptian history, the Upper and Lower Egypt period (also known as The Two Lands, a name for Ancient Egypt during this time) was the final stage of its prehistory and directly preceded the nation's unification.

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Upper Egypt

Upper Egypt (صعيد مصر, shortened to الصعيد) is the strip of land on both sides of the Nile that extends between Nubia and downriver (northwards) to Lower Egypt.

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Wadjet

Wadjet (or; Egyptian wꜢḏyt "green one"), known to the Greek world as Uto (Οὐτώ/) or Buto (Βουτώ/) among other names including Wedjat, Uadjet, and Udjo was originally the ancient local goddess of the city of Dep (Buto).

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Wazner

Wazner (also Wazenez, Wadjenedj and possibly Wenegbu) is mentioned in the Palermo Stone as a Predynastic Egyptian king who ruled in Lower Egypt.

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Xois

Xois (سخا, Ξόις, ⲥϦⲱⲟⲩ Strabo xvii. p, 802; Ptol. iv. 5. § 50; Ξόης, Steph. B. s. v.) was a town of great antiquity and considerable size.

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Zagazig

Zagazig (الزقازيق, rural) is a city in Lower Egypt.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Egypt

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