Synonyms for elephantine or Related words with elephantine

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Examples of "elephantine"
El Nabatat Island is one of two major islands on the Nile in vicinity of Aswan, the other one being Elephantine. Elephantine 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 Elephantine Island".
The novel concerns the elephantine Great Old One Chaugnar Faugn.
Together Khnum, Anuket, and Satis formed the Elephantine Triad.
[OF] ELEPHANTINE, AS ONE FORTRESS SENDING TO ANOTHER FORTRESS.
In the Elephantine papyri Sanballat is said to have had two sons, Delaiah bar Sanballat and Shelemiah bar Sanballat. The Jews of Elephantine asked for the help of Sanballat's sons in rebuilding Jewish temple at Elephantine, which had been damaged or destroyed by rioters.
Calendrical evidence for the postexilic Persian period is found in papyri from the Jewish colony at Elephantine, in Egypt. These documents show that the Jewish community of Elephantine used the Egyptian and Babylonian calendars.
Among the Elephantine papyri, a collection of 5th century BCE Hebrew manuscripts from the Jewish community at Elephantine 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 Elephantine, which was destroyed by Egyptian pagans. The letter includes the following passage:
The current bishop is Hedra, Metropolitan of Aswan (Syene and Elephantine) and Kom Ombo.
His name also appears on several mud seal impressions found at Quesna (in the Delta), Zawyet el'Aryan, Hierakonpolis, and Elephantine. Most of the mud seals were excavated at modern-day Elephantine; it is possible that more of them lie under the garden of the current museum of Elephantine. 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 Elephantine. Each house, ... each shelter (or each covered place) that they reached...
In the course of this appeal, the Jewish inhabitants of Elephantine speak of the antiquity of the damaged temple:
Sabni is also known from a letter, found on Elephantine. There Sabni is accused of stealing things.
The Elephantine 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 elephantine animals is congruent with the archaeological record, but does not address the anachronism, since the dates of all elephantine remains have been placed well before their mention in the Book of Mormon.
A doorjamb bearing Intef III's name was uncovered on Elephantine 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 Elephantine, 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 Elephantine, which had recently been badly damaged by an antisemitic rampage on the part of a segment of the Elephantine community.
Usersatet was perhaps born in Elephantine or at least the region around this island. The main deity of Elephantine 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 Elephantine in Aswan. This location was also particularly important, since for much of Egyptian history, Elephantine 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 Elephantine, 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 Elephantine island itself, such as utensils, weapons, pottery and mummies.
The temple at Elephantine 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 Elephantine. During the New Kingdom finds from the time of Ramesses II show Khnum was still worshipped there.