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NOMES OF LOWER EGYPT

Compiled by Charles Woods
 
Nome Number
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l - REgion of e-Lisht and Memphis
Nome Name
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Aned Hetch
Capital - Ancient name Enep-Heg or Ineb Hedj Men-nefert or Men-nefer
Capital - Greek Name MEMPHIS
Capital - Present Name Miet Rahina or Mit Rahmin
Symbol:
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White Wall
Nome God:
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Aned-Hetch. Town gods: Ptah. Sekhmet-Sokar-Nefertem, Apis
 
Nome Number
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2 - REgion of SW Delta around Ausim
Nome Name
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Khensu or Khensu Khem
Capital - Ancient name Ayue Sekhemt
Capital - Greek Name LETOPOLIS
Capital - Present Name Ousiem or Ausim
Symbol:
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Cow's Thigh
Nome God:
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Khensu or Khensu Khem. Town gods: Heru-ur, orus and herty

Nome Number
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3 - NW Delta region west of Rosetta branch of Nile
Nome Name
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Ament or Ament Imu Nut-ent-Hap (Apis)
Capital - Ancient name Ement
Capital - Greek Name GYNAYOKOPOLIS
Capital - Present Name Kum El Hesn or Kom el-Hisn
Symbol:
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West
Nome God:
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Ament or Ament Imu. Town gods: Amentet-Hathor
 
Nome Number
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4 - SW Delta North and South of Samadun
Nome Name
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Sapi-Res
Capital - Ancient name Neit-Sy
Capital - Greek Name PROSOPITES
Capital - Present Name Zawyet Razein or Ptkheka Tanta
Symbol:
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Southern Shield.
Nome God:
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api-Res. Town gods: Sebek(Sobek) Isis, Amen. Neit.

Nome Number
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5 - Region of Sa-el-Hagar to coast
Nome Name
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Sap-Meh
Capital - Ancient name Meit-mehet Saut, or Zau
Capital - Greek Name SAIS
Capital - Present Name Sa El Hagar
Symbol:
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Northern Shield.
Nome God:
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Sap-Meh. Town gods: Net, Neit, (Neith)
 
Nome Number
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6 - Cenrtal Delta to coast
Nome Name
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Gukhasu
Capital - Ancient name Khasut or Khaset Khasu, Kaset
Capital - Greek Name XOIS
Capital - Present Name Skha or Sakha
Symbol:
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Mountain Bull
Nome God:
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Nome gods: Kaset. Town gods: Amen-Ra,

Nome Number
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7 - NW Delta region of Rosetta branch of Nile
Nome Name
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Ament
Capital - Ancient name Ra-Amenti or A-ment
Senti-nefert
Capital - Greek Name METELIS, HERMOPOLIS AND/or PARVA.
Capital - Present Name El Atf or Damanhur
Symbol:
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West Harpoon
Nome God:
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Ament or A-ment. Town gods: Hu. Ha-Isis-Horus,
 
Nome Number
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8 - East Delt along Wadi Tummilat
Nome Name
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Abt
Capital - Ancient name Ra-Eyab
Capital - Greek Name HIERONPOLIS and/or HEROONPOLIS and/or
PITHOM
Capital - Present Name Tel El Maskhuta
Symbol:
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East Harpoon
Nome God:
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Abt. Town gods: Temu. Atum.
 
Nome Number
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9 - Central Delta South of Sumannud
Nome Name
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Ati
Capital - Ancient name Engti or Ati Djed Per-Asar
Capital - Greek Name BUSIRIS
Capital - Present Name Abu seir Bena or Abu Sir Bara
Symbol:
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Andjeti
Nome God:
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Ati or Ati Djed. Town gods: Osiris-Horus

Nome Number
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10 - SE Delta below Benha
Nome Name
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Ka-Qem
Capital - Ancient name Eih-Kem Het-ta-her or Ka-khem Hut-hery-ib
Capital - Greek Name ATHRIBIS
Capital - Present Name Tel Atryp or Tell Atrib
Symbol:
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Black Bull
Nome God:
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Ka-Qem or Ka-Khem. Town gods: Horus(Khenti Khti)
 
Nome Number
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11- East Delta around Tell e-Muqdam
Nome Name
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Ka-Hesed
Capital - Ancient name Ka-Heseb Hebes-ka or Taremu
Capital - Greek Name KABASA and/or LEONTOPOLIS
Capital - Present Name Harbeit and/or Tell al-Urydam Heseb
Symbol:
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Bull
Nome God:
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Ka-Hesed. Town gods: Horus-Onuris
 
Nome Number
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12 NE Delta from Samannud to coast
Nome Name
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Theb-Ka
Capital - Ancient name Theb Netret, Theb Neter, Theb-ka
Capital - Greek Name SEBENNYTOS
Capital - Present Name Samanud.
Symbol:
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Calf and Cow
Nome God:
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Theb-Ka. Town gods: Onuris-Hor Akhti

Nome Number
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13 - SE Delta Apex
Nome Name
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Heq-At
Capital - Ancient name Heq-At Annu, Iunu
Capital - Greek Name HELIOPOLIS, ON
Capital - Present Name Ain Shams and/or Materiya(suburb of Cairo)
Symbol:
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Prospering Sceptre
Nome God:
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Heka-Ankh. Town gods: Ra-Atum-Thoth

Nome Number
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14 - Delta South of Port Said
Nome Name
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Khent-Ab
Capital - Ancient name Khent-Eyab and or Khent-abt
Tjaru
Capital - Greek Name TANYS, TANIS, SILE, ZOAN(Biblical)
Capital - Present Name San El Hagar and/or Tell Abu Sefa
Symbol:
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Eastmost
Nome God:
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Khent-Ab. Town gods: Heru. Horus-Set.
 
Nome Number
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15 - Delta region of Damietta branch of Nile
Nome Name
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Tehut
Capital - Ancient name Thoth and/or Tehut Ba'h Weprehwy
Capital - Greek Name HERMOPOLIS PARVA
Capital - Present Name Damanhur and/or Baqliya
Symbol:
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Ibis
Nome God:
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Tehut, ( Tehuti, Thoth.) Town gods: Horus-Thoth

Nome Number
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16 - NE Delta from Tell el-Ruba to coast
Nome Name
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Kha
Capital - Ancient name Hat-Meheit, Per-ba-neb-Tettu,
Kha Djedet
Capital - Greek Name MENDES AVARIS
Capital - Present Name Tel El Rabea and/or Tel El Rub and/or Tel El Daba
Symbol:
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Fish
Nome God:
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Kha Town gods Ba-neb-Tattu. Khnum
 
Nome Number
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17 - NE Delta region around el-Balamun to coast
Nome Name
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Sam-Behutet
Capital - Ancient name Behdet, Pa-khen-en-Amen,Semabehdet
Per-Bast
Capital - Greek Name DIOSPLIS PARVA
Capital - Present Name Tel El Balamun
Symbol:
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The Throne
Nome God:
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Sam-Behutet. Town gods Soped-Amoun Ra-Horus
 
Nome Number
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18 - SE Delta around Tel Basta
Nome Name
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Am-Khent
Capital - Ancient name Emty-Khenti, Pa-khen-en-Amen Per-Bast,
Am-Khent Per-Bastet.
Capital - Greek Name BUBASTIS
Capital - Present Name Tel Basta or Tell Bastah (nr.Zagazig)
Symbol:
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Prince of the south.
Nome God:
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Am-Khent. Town gods Bast and/or Bastet

Nome Number
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19 - NE Delta East of San -el Hagar
Nome Name
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Am-Pedu
Capital - Ancient name Emty-Behu. Per-Uatchet
Am-Pehu Dja'net
Capital - Greek Name BOUTO, BUTO, LEONTOPOLIS TANIS.
Capital - Present Name Kom-El Faraiyn, and/or Nebesha and/or San el-Hagar
Symbol:
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Prince of the North
Nome God:
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Am-Pehu. Town gods: Uatchet (wdjet)
 
Nome Number
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20 - Delta above Wadi Tummilat
Nome Name
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Sept (Soped)
Capital - Ancient name Soped, Sopdu, Qesem,
Capital - Greek Name ARABIA, PER SOPDU
Capital - Present Name Saft El Henna
Symbol:
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Plumed Falcon.
Nome God:
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Sept, (Sopdu or Soped). Town gods: Sept, (Sopdu/Soped)
 
 
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