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Qifṭ (Egypt)

LC control no.n 84011534
Geographic headingQifṭ (Egypt)
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Geographic subdivision usageEgypt--Qifṭ
Variant(s)Coptos (Egypt)
Gebty (Egypt)
Kift (Egypt)
Koptos (Egypt)
Kuft (Egypt)
Qebto (Egypt)
Quft (Egypt)
Coptos, Egypt
Found inAdams, B. The Koptos lions, c1984: p. 6 (Qift (Greek: Koptos) in Upper Egypt, a town situated at the end of Wadi Hammamat; in ancient times it was Gebty, capital of the fifth nome of Upper Egypt)
Encyc. Brit., c1978 (Qifṭ, also transliterated Kuft, ancient Coptos, or Koptos, town, Qinā muḥāfaẓah (governorate), Egypt; known to ancient Egyptians as Qebto)
Webster's new geog. dict., c1972 (Qift also Kuft or anc. Coptos, village in Qena gov., Egypt)
Col.-Lipp. gaz., 1966 (Qift; village, Qena prov., Upper Egypt; site of anc. Coptos; also spelled Kift, Quft, and Kuft)
LC manual cat. (Coptos, Egypt)
BGN gazeteer (Qifṭ, ppl, 26°00ʹN 32°49ʹE)
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