Places of Section 10

The Sinai Desert and Egypt

145. Thennesos - (Tell Tennis)

Below the inscription just a small part of the city wall is preserved. The square above the inscription could represent a special feature of the surroundings.

Province of Augustamnica Prima: Pelusium, Setroithes, Tanis, Thmuis, Rhinocorura, Ostracine, Pentaschoinon, Casium, Aphnaion, Ephaestos, Panephysis, the Tents outside Gerra, the Tents inside Gerra, Thennesos. (Georgius Cyprius, 685-700)

Map Section 10 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: Lake Manzala seen from the air. Tell Tennis is in a small island near the lake's south coast.

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