Synonyms for elephantine or Related words with elephantine
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El Nabatat Island is one of two major islands on the Nile in vicinity of Aswan, the other one being
is the larger one, and is located between El Nabatat Island and the city of Aswan (east bank). Therefore, it can be hard to see the smaller El Nabatat Island from Aswan: "Aswan disappears behind
The novel concerns the
Great Old One Chaugnar Faugn.
Together Khnum, Anuket, and Satis formed the
, AS ONE FORTRESS SENDING TO ANOTHER FORTRESS.
papyri Sanballat is said to have had two sons, Delaiah bar Sanballat and Shelemiah bar Sanballat. The Jews of
asked for the help of Sanballat's sons in rebuilding Jewish temple at
, which had been damaged or destroyed by rioters.
Calendrical evidence for the postexilic Persian period is found in papyri from the Jewish colony at
, in Egypt. These documents show that the Jewish community of
used the Egyptian and Babylonian calendars.
papyri, a collection of 5th century BCE Hebrew manuscripts from the Jewish community at
in Egypt, a letter was found in which Johanan is mentioned. The letter is dated ""the 20th of Marshewan, year 17 of king Darius"", which corresponds to 407 BCE. It is addressed to Bagoas, the governor of Judah, and is a request for the rebuilding of a Jewish temple at
, which was destroyed by Egyptian pagans. The letter includes the following passage:
The current bishop is Hedra, Metropolitan of Aswan (Syene and
) and Kom Ombo.
His name also appears on several mud seal impressions found at Quesna (in the Delta), Zawyet el'Aryan, Hierakonpolis, and
. Most of the mud seals were excavated at modern-day
; it is possible that more of them lie under the garden of the current museum of
. These seal impressions bear more inscriptions than the stone bowls, however most of the seals are only preserved as small fragments and their surfaces have been roughened over the years.
(10) cataract which is at
. Each house, ... each shelter (or each covered place) that they reached...
In the course of this appeal, the Jewish inhabitants of
speak of the antiquity of the damaged temple:
Sabni is also known from a letter, found on
. There Sabni is accused of stealing things.
papyri however mention the high priest Johanan of Ezra 10:6 as a contemporary of Darius II.
Critics note that the co-existence of man and
animals is congruent with the archaeological record, but does not address the anachronism, since the dates of all
remains have been placed well before their mention in the Book of Mormon.
A doorjamb bearing Intef III's name was uncovered on
in the sanctuary of Hekayeb, a deified nomarch of the 6th Dynasty, which shows that he must have ordered work there. Another doorjamb was discovered in the temple of Satet, also on
, which attests to building activity on the site.
The "Petition to Bagoas" (Sayce-Cowley collection) is a letter written in 407 BCE to Bagoas, the Persian governor of Judea, appealing for assistance in rebuilding the Jewish temple in
, which had recently been badly damaged by an antisemitic rampage on the part of a segment of the
Usersatet was perhaps born in
or at least the region around this island. The main deity of
was Satet. The name Usersatet means "Satet is strong". Usersatet's father was Siamun, his mother the "king's ornament" Nenwenhermenetes. Not much is known about his parents.
The best known example of this kind can be seen on the island of
in Aswan. This location was also particularly important, since for much of Egyptian history,
marked Egypt's southern border and was therefore the first place where the onset of the annual flood was detected.
Aswan Museum is a museum in
, located on the south-eastern side of Aswan, Egypt. It opened to the public in 1912. The museum features artefacts from Nubia, which were housed there during the construction of the Aswan Dam. In 1990, a new department was inaugurated displaying findings that were discovered on
island itself, such as utensils, weapons, pottery and mummies.
The temple at
was dedicated to Khnum, his consort Satet and their daughter Anuket. The temple dates back to at least the Middle Kingdom. By the 11th dynasty Khnum, Satet and Anuket are all attested at
. During the New Kingdom finds from the time of Ramesses II show Khnum was still worshipped there.
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