A Nome is the equivalent of a county in our modern terms, each one in Ancient Egypt being maintained by a Nomarch.

Lower Egypt

Ḥwt iḥw

  • Amka is said to have been Nomarch here during the First Dynasty located in the Western Delta probably near to Kom el-Hisn.[1]

Second Nome (Letopolite.)


Location to be Researched

Xoite Nome


Fourteenth Nome


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wilkinson, T, A, H. (2001) Early Dynastic Egypt London: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-26011-6.
  2. Rosalind, M. and Janssen, J.J. (1996) Getting Old in Ancient Egypt London: Rubicon Press.

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