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Name of Object:

The old Port of Alexandria


Alexandria, Egypt

Holding Museum:

Bibliotheca Alexandrina



Type of object:



The naval port of Alexandria is the most important port in Egypt as to the size of the trade transactions that go through it. The Port of Alexandria handles almost 60% of Egypt’s external trade. The history of this great port is thus highlighted.

Citation of this web page:

 "The old Port of Alexandria" in Sharing History , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=sh_objects;AWE;eg;32;en&id=communication_and_transportation

MWNF Working Number: ET1 032