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Berenike Trogodytika: a Hellenistic fortress on the Red Sea coast, Egypt

  • Marek Woźniak (a1) and Joanna Rądkowska (a2)
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The ruins of Berenike Trogodytika have long attracted travellers searching for the remains of the famous Graeco-Roman port on the Red Sea. It was not until 2012, however, that the Berenike Project team were able to identify the location and size of the legendary Berenike of the Ptolemies.

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Sidebotham, S.E. 2011. Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route. Oakland: University of California Press. https://doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520244306.001.0001
Sidebotham, S.E., Hense, M. & Nouwens, H.M.. 2008. The red land. The illustrated archaeology of Egypt's eastern desert. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press.
Woźniak, M. 2018. Shaping a city and its defences: the fortifications of Hellenistic Berenike Trogodytika. Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean 26(2): 4360.
Woźniak, M. & Rądkowska, J.K.. 2014. In search of Berenike of the Ptolemies. The Hellenistic fort of Berenike Trogodytika, its localization, form and development (part one). Polish Archaeology in the Mediterranean 23: 505–26.
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Antiquity
  • ISSN: 0003-598X
  • EISSN: 1745-1744
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