Archaeologists in Egypt have found the fortress that protected the Berenike port, on the coast of the Red Sea, which along with other ports on the coast also served as a passage of war elephants for the army of the Ptolemies.
Section of the northern defensive wall of Berenike, viewed from the west
[Credit: S.E. Sidebotham/Antiquity]The construction of the fortress was made at the time of the Ptolemaic Dynasty. The fortifications are…
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