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Thonis-Heracleion in Context - Robinson, Damian (Editor), and Goddio, Franck (Editor)
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This book presents the papers delivered at the symposium Heracleion in Context held in Oxford in March 2013. Scholars explore the maritime trading economy of the Egyptian port of Thonis-Heracleion during the Late Period and place it within the wider context of maritime trade at this time. Thonis-Heracleion was the gateway to Egypt, the obligatory port of entry and customs point, and a vital node in the trading network of the eastern Mediterranean through which goods flowed into and out of Egypt. The port and its harbour ...

Thonis-Heracleion in Context 2014, Oxford University School of Archaeology, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781905905331