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Abatos, also Abaton, was a rocky island in the Nile, Egypt near Philae, where the Egyptian priests alone were permitted to enter. Abatos was mentioned by both Seneca[1] and Lucan.[2] The name was later used by astronomers for a plateau on the moon Triton.

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  1. ^ Seneca, Q. N. iv. 2
  2. ^ Lucan, x.323

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