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ID: 6004608
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/6004608

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pelusium (deserted settlement)  Pelusium (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 02 30 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.0410  decimal degrees
Long: 032 32 42 E  degrees minutes   Long: 32.5440  decimal degrees

Note: Ancient city on branch of Nile River; an important frontier post; scene of Persian victory of Cambyses over Psamtik III 525 BCE; also was a Roman center; birthplace of 2nd-cen. astronomer Claudius Ptolemy.

Names:
Pelusium (preferred,C,V)
Pelousiou (H,O)
Paramoun (C,V)
Sin (H,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Egypt (nation)  ........  Egypt (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Shamāl Sīnā' (governorate)  ............  Shamāl Sīnā' (governorate) (P)
Hierarchy of Pelusium (deserted settlement)  ................  Pelusium (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  ancient outpost
historic site (C)
inhabited place (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Paramoun..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Pelousiou..........  [VP]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 723
Pelusium..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
Sin..........  [VP]
...........  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 723
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 723
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1993) 352
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)

 

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