Berenice Troglodytica

Berenice Troglodytica

Berenice or Berenice Troglodytica, also known as Baranis and now known as Medinet-el Haras, is an ancient seaport of Egypt on the west coast of the Red Sea. It was founded in 275 BC by Ptolemy II, who named it after his mother, Berenice I of Egypt.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Red Sea Governorate

Site History: 3rd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Ptolemaic

Later Cultures: Ptolemaic

Site Features: Ptolemaic Monuments

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