Sites & cities that bear the name of Sebennytos


First trace of activity : ca. 8th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3rd century C.E
Recorded names : Sebennytus, سمندود‎, Samannūd, ϫⲉⲙⲛⲟⲩϯ, Σεβέννυτος, ἡ Σεβεννυτικὴ πόλις, ṯb-nṯr

Description : Sebennytos or Sebennytus (Arabic: سمندود‎, romanized: Samannūd, Coptic: ϫⲉⲙⲛⲟⲩϯ, Greek: Σεβέννυτος, or ἡ Σεβεννυτικὴ πόλις, Egyptian: ṯb-nṯr, probably pronounced */ˌcabˈnaːcar/ in Old Egyptian, */ˌcəbˈnuːtə/ in Late Egyptian), was an ancient city of Lower Egypt, located on the Damietta (Sebennytic) branch of the Nile in the Delta. Sebennytos was the capital of Lower Egypt's twelfth nome (the Sebennyte nome). Sebennytos was also the seat of the Thirtieth Dynasty of Egypt (380-343 BCE).

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