Greek name for the Egyptian Ta-remu, modern Tell el-Muqdam in the Delta 50 miles north of Cairo. Capital of the 11th nome of Lower Egypt. The principal deity was the lion god Mahes. The remains date from the Middle Kingdom to the Graeco-Roman Period. Little is left of the city now. It was examined by Auguste Mariettein 1889 and excavated by Henri Edouard Navillein 1892. In 1915, the burial of a Queen Kama, possibly a shortened form of Karomama, of the Third Intermediate Period was discovered at the site. The city was investigated by an American expedition from 1992–1998.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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