Aphroditopolis

Aphroditopolis or Aphrodites Polis is the Greek name of several places in ancient Egypt:

  • Aphroditopolis in the Antaiopolite Nome,[1] also called Aphrodito, ancient Per-Wadjet, now the village of Kom Ishqaw
  • Aphroditopolis in the Aphroditopolite Nome,[1] now the village of Atfih
  • Aphroditopolis in the Faiyum Oasis,[1] village attested between 3rd century BC and the 3rd century AD
  • Aphroditopolis in the Pathyrite Nome,[1] now the village of Gebelein

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  1. ^ a b c d Kyriakos Savvopoulos, "Popular Divine Imagery in Hellenistic and Roman Alexandria. The Terracotta Figurines Collection of the Patriarchal Sacristy in Alexandria", The Annual of the British School at Athens 114 (2019): 329n: "the 2nd Nome and its capital were named after Aphrodite ... in addition to another three towns".