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North Sinai archaeological Sites Zone

Date of Submission: 01/11/1994
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Egyptian Antiquities Organization
Coordinates: North Sinai
Ref.: 189

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The Mediterranean Coastal strip of North sinai stretching between the Suez canal and Ghaza as the most important land bridge linking Egypt and Canaan from predynastic times onward.

The well-traveld high ways of the North sinai facilitated the military expeditions of the egyptian pharoes on their way to Canaan and Asia as well as the invoding arms of Persia, Greece and Rome.