Darius I and the Sabaeans: Ancient Partners in Red Sea Navigation

  title={Darius I and the Sabaeans: Ancient Partners in Red Sea Navigation},
  author={D. Klotz},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={267 - 280}
  • D. Klotz
  • Published 2015
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
1 Unlike the modern Suez Canal, the ancient waterway discussed here did not link the Red Sea to the Mediterranean, but only provided access to the Red Sea from the Nile by connecting various lakes in the Eastern Delta: G. Posener, “Le Canal du Nil a la mer Rouge,” CdE 13 (1938): 259–73; C. A. Redmount, “The Wadi Tumilat and the ‘Canal of the Pharaohs’,” JNES 54 (1995): 127–35; C. Thiers, Ptolemee Philadelphe et les pretres d’Atoum de Tjekou: nouvelle edition commentee de la stele de Pithom (CGC… Expand


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