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(3054' N 3035'E)

This is the only Greek colony in Egypt, founded under the 26th Dynasty (664-525 BC). The city acted as trading post for the Greeks in Egypt. Many finds are purely Greek; some of them must have been imported, others were perhaps produced at Naukratis.

UC 16623, statue found at Naukratis
map of Naukratis
UC 19358, Greek sherd, found at Naukratis

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