（Σμάραγδονὄρος). Now Jebel Zaburah; a mountain of Upper
Egypt, near the coast of the Red Sea, north of Berenice. It obtained its name from its
extensive mines for emeralds (smaragdi) (Pliny , Pliny H. N. xxxvii. 65).
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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