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ID: 7000991
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7000991

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Kīmān Fāris (deserted settlement)  Kīmān Fāris (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 29 19 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 29.3167  decimal degrees
Long: 030 50 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 30.8333  decimal degrees

Note: Part of Roman empire from 30 BCE & site of an early Jewish community, Arsinoë was an ancient city on Lake Qārūn, the main Egyptian center for the worship of the crocodile.

Names:
Kīmān Fāris (preferred,C,V)
Arsinoe (H,V)
Arsinoë (H,V)  ............ renamed after the sister & wife of Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Hellenistic ruler of Egypt in the 3rd century BCE
Crocodilopolis (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Miṣr (nation)  ........  Miṣr (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Al Fayyūm (governorate)  ............  Al Fayyūm (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Kīmān Fāris (deserted settlement)  ................  Kīmān Fāris (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  founded ca. 2300 BC
archaeological site (C)
inhabited place (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Arsinoe..........  [VP]
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Arsinoë..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 50
Crocodilopolis..........  [VP]
.............................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
Kīmān Fāris..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-89
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 50
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1989) I-89
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 337
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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