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(Μυὸς Ὅρμος/Muòs Hórmos, Egyptian Dww). Port on the Red Sea, modern Quṣar. Only Ptol. 4,5,8 refers to this port as Leukos limen, probably the result of a misidentification . From the 1st cent. AD onwards, its links with the port city of Berenice  gained in importance. Remains of mostly sacral buildings in situ date back to the Ptolemaic and Roman periods.
1 A.Bülow-Jacobsen, H. Cuvigny, J.-L. Fournet, The Identification of Myos Hormo…
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Felber, Heinz (Leipzig),
“Myos Hormos”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e814220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510