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Nikiou
Ancient Egyptian: Djekaper
I10
N29
D36
Q3
Z4D21
Z1
O49
ḏkꜥpr
Location Zawyet Razin
Coordinates 30°24′44″N 30°51′13″E
Region Lower Egypt
Nome Nit-Resy
Main deities Neith

Nikiou (ancient Egyptian: ḏkꜥpr, modern: Zawyet Razin) is an Ancient Egyptian city in Lower Egypt, located on the east bank of the Canopic branch of the Nile in its delta. It was the capital city of Nit-Resy, the fourth nome of Lower Egypt.

During the Roman Period, the city was turned into a fortress by Emperor Trajan.[1]

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References[]

  1. "وية رزين.. حصن نقيوس المنيع". Masress (in Arabic). Retrieved: 1 November 2017.
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