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Oxyrhynchos (Egypt)

LC control no.n 91128297
Geographic headingOxyrhynchos (Egypt)
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Variant(s)Oxyrhynchus (Egypt)
Oxyrynkhos (Egypt)
Oxyrynchus (Egypt)
Permezet (Egypt)
Pemdji (Egypt)
See alsoBahnasā (Egypt)
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Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Bahnasā (Egypt)
Found inCanoby C. A guide to the archaeological sites of Israel, Egypt, and North Africa, c1990: p. 159 (Oxyrhynchus: once a Greek town and a Coptic center, now the town of El-Bahnasa; 125 mi. S. of Cairo)
Brill's 1st encyc. of Islam (Al-Bahnasā: a town in Egypt, now an unimportant village of 150; was in antiquity a famous town; the Egyptian Permezet and the Coptic Pemdji)
BGN gaz., Egypt (Oxyrhynchos; variants: Oxyrynchus, Oxyrynkhos, now Al Bahnasā)