Name of a star in the constellation Argos. Name of a Greek mythological character, who was a Spartan, originally from Amyclas and was the helmsman of Menelaus. Kah Nub, Canopus or Canope, in ancient Egyptian, meant soil of gold, land of gold. Named after ancient Egyptian port in the Nile Delta. Name of Decree in limestone, issued by Ptolemy III Ergetes, in 237 BC. c . and is housed in the Cairo Museum. In the Canary Islands it is the name of a large rubber container with handles, in the shape of a basket.