Sites & cities that bear the name of Elephantine


First trace of activity : ca. 3,100 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : ꜣbw, ˈʀuːbaw, /ˈjuːbəʔ/, (Ⲉ)ⲓⲏⲃ, Abu, Yebu, Yebo, Ebou, Ibow, جزيرة الفنتين, Gazīrat il-Fantīn, Ἐλεφαντίνη

Description : Elephantine ( EL-i-fan-TY-nee, -⁠TEE-; Ancient Egyptian: ꜣbw; Egyptian Arabic: جزيرة الفنتين‎, romanized: Gazīrat il-Fantīn; Greek: Ἐλεφαντίνη; Coptic: (Yebo/Ebou/Ibow) is an island on the Nile, forming part of the city of Aswan in Upper Egypt. There are archaeological sites on the island.

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