, Not. Imp.
), the modern Teraniek,
a town in Lower Aegypt, was situated on the left bank of the Canopic arm of the Nile.
At this point a pass through the hills conducted to the Natron Lakes, about 30 miles to the W. of the town.
The people of Terenuthis farmed of the government a monopoly for collecting and exporting natron. [NITRIAE]. Ruins at the modern hamlet of Abou-BelIeu
represent the ancient Terenuthis. (Sonnini, Voyages,
vol. i. p. 228.)