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20 Nomes of Lower Egypt

No Egyptian name Greek name Name today
1 White fortress Men-nefer Memphis Mit Rahina
2 Cow’s thigh (Foreleg) Khem (Sekhem) LetopolisAusîm
3 West Imau (Imu) Apis Kôm el-Hisn
4 Southern shield Djekhaper (Zeka) Proposis Menuf (Kôm Manus)
5 Northern shield Sau Sais Sa al-Hagar
6 Mountain bull Khasut (Khaset) Xois Sakha
7 West harpoon Per-Ha-neb-Imenti Metelis Macîl
8 East harpoon Per-Atum (Tjehu) Heroonpolis (Pithom) Tell al-Maskhuta
9 Anezti (Andjti, anD.t, Andjety) Per-Osiris-neb-zed (Djedu) Busiris Abu Sir Bana
10 Black bull Het-ta-herieb (Het-ta-heri-ib) Athribis Tell-Atrib
11 Heseb bull (Ox count) Hesebt (Ta-remu) Pharbaethos (Leontopolis) Tell al-Moqdam
12 Cow with calf (Calf and Cow) Teb-neter (Zebat Neter) Sebennytos Semenûd
13 Undamaged scepter?(Prospering Sceptre) Onu (Onu-Iunu) Heliopolis Aîn-esh-Shams
14 East or anterior nome Zeba meth (Benu) Tanis (Sile) Sân-al-Hagar
15 Ibis Per Zehuti (Bahu) Hermopolis parva Tell al-Naqus
16 Dolphin (Fish) Per-Ba-neb-Zeet (Djedi) Mendes Tell-Amdîd
17 The throne Per iun et Behed (Behedet) Diospolis Kate (Diospolis parva) Tell-Balamun
18 Royal child upper nome (Prince of the South) Per Bast (Bat) Bubastis Tell-Bastah 19 Royal child lower nome (Prince of the North) Per Wazet (Djanet) Leontopolis (Tanis) Tell Moqdam
20 East (Plumed Falcon) Per-soped (Per-seped) Arabia Saft al-Henneh http://www.toutankharton.com/Nomes 21. Lower Laurels
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