, Steph. B. sub voce [p. 1.726]Ptol. 4.5.59
: Eth. Κυνοπολίτης
), a town in the Cynopolite nome of the Heptanomis, lat. 28° 2′ N.
The dog-headed deity Anubis was here worshipped. (Strab. xvii. p.812
It is probably the Canum of Pliny (Plin. Nat. 5.11
). Cynopolis is the modern Samnallus.
There was in the Delta also a town of this name, and with the same local deity. (Strab. xvii. p.802
; Plut. de Is. et Osir.