Hermopolis (Lower Egypt)

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Hermopolis (Greek: Ἑρμοῦ πόλις), also known as Hermopolis Parva, was a city in Ancient Egypt. It was the capital of Tehut, the 15th (7th ????; cf. Damanhur) nome of Lower Egypt, situated a little below Thmuis (Strabo xvii. p. 802; Steph. B. s. v.). The site is currently at Tell al-Naqus near Baqliya.


Coordinates: 30°57′00″N 31°25′00″E / 30.95000°N 31.41667°E / 30.95000; 31.41667