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Ancient port mentioned by ancient author(s)

Ancient port mentioned by modern author(s) only

Potential ancient harbour, from a nautical point of view

2401.3 Tell Qudadi, Kudadi, on R Yarkon

Nb Ancient name Modern name
2324 Macra, Longa Isle al-Hamam?
2325 Sidonia 2 km from the isle of Macra
2326 Posidium, Posideion, archaic port Ras el-Bassit
2327 Charadros, Charadropolis Wadi Qandil?
2328 Pasieria outlet near al-Shamiyah?
2329 Leucos Limen, archaic Mahadu, port of archaic Ugarit Minet el-Beida, near Ras Shamra
2330 Heraclea de Cassiotis, Portus Albus, archaic Resu? Biruti? Ras ibn Hani, North bay
2331 Heraclea de Cassiotis, Portus Albus, archaic Resu? Biruti? Ras ibn Hani, South bay
2332 Laodicea Lattaquié
2333 Qalat er-Rouss
2334 port of archaic Gibala, Gabala, Ushnatu, Usnatu? near Tell Tweini, near Jable, Jablah, Jebleh
2335 navigable river R Rumailiah at Tell Tweini
2336 Shuksi, Pelleta? Tell Sukas
2337 Palto, Paltenorum in the outlet of Nahr es-Sinn
2338 Balaneas Prom. Leukas Balanaia, Balaneae Baniyas
2339 Maraccas near Marqueh
2340 Karnos, Carnus Carné, Tell Qarnum
2341 Antarados, Constantia Tartous
2342 Enydra Tell Ghamqe
2343 Aradus, Arados insula Arwad
2344 Marathos, mainland port of Arados Amrit
2345 islet of el-Habbes
2346 islet of Machroud
2347 Port of Simyra Tabbat el-Hammam
2348 ancient Simyra, Sumur? Tell Kazel, on R Nahr el-Abrache
2349 Cheikh Zennad, on R Nahr Estouen
2349.1 Arca, Arkite, Irqata, Caesarea ad Libanum al-Abde
2349.2 Bruttus Tell Arqa
2350 Orthosia, ancient Ullasa, port of Arca, Herakleia Ard Artusi
2351 Tripoli, archaic Wahliya, Wahlia, Mahallata Tripoli
2352 Tripoli, islet of el-Baqar
2353 Tirpoli, South bay
2354 Kalamos al-Qalamoun
2355 Ampa, Ampi, Ambi, Trieros, Terus Enfé, canal
2356 Ampa, Ampi, Ambi, Trieros, Terus Enfé, slipway?
2357 Chekka, Shaqqa North
2357.1 Chekka, Shaqqa South
2358 Theouprosopon, archaic Shigata el-Heri, near Ras Chekka
2359 Botrys Batroun,  quarry with a wall dug in the rock
2360 Botrys, Batruna, Bitirume? Batroun, South bay
2361 Byblos, Gubla, Gebal Jbeil
2362 Byblos Jbeil, Chamiyé
2363 Byblos Jbeil, bay of el-Shiny
2364 Palaibyblos near Jounieh
2365 Biruta, Berytos, Beryte, Berut, Beyrouth Beyrouth, Beirut (excavation Bey 039)
2365.1 Biruta, Berytos, Beryte, Berut, Beyrouth Beyrouth, Beirut, Minet el-Hosn under Venus Towers
2366 Heldua, Hedua, Hildua, Laodikeia in Canaan? Khalde
2367 Porphyreon Polis near Jiyeh
2368 Alsos Asklepiou near Hababiye
2369 Sidon Saïda, isle of Ziré
2370 Siduna, Sidon, archaic Kar Esarhaddon Saïda
2371 Siduna, Sidon, archaic Kar Esarhaddon Saïda, quarry on rocky spit on western seafront of the port
2372 Yarimuta? Bitsupuri? Tell el-Bourak, el-Burak, near Addusiyye
2372.1 Tomb of Rhodope? Sabaa Rais (Seven captains) or islet 1 km north of Tyre?
2373 Sarepta, Sariptu, Makra Kome Phoenician port at Ras es Shiq, near Sarafand
2373.1 Sarepta, Sariptu, Makra Kome Roman port at Ras el-Qantara, near Sarafand
2374 Ad Nonum, Ornithon Polis? Ma’rubbu? Adloun
2375 Zurai, Surri, Tyr, Tyre, Tyros, port Nord, Sidonian port Sour, North port
2376 Tyre “Port Sud – Bassin Ouest”, Egyptian port, is not a port but a landfill with a possible quay Sour, South side
2377 Tyre “Port Sud – Bassin Est”, Egyptian port, is not a port but a landfill with a possible quay Sour, South side
2378 Palaityros, Palaeotyre, archaic Ushu, Usu, Hosah? el-Bass at Sour, or el-Mashouk?
2379 Sinde near Mansouri
2380 Alexandroschene Iskandarouna
2381 Hammon South of Iskandarouna
2382 Misrefot-Yam at Lebanon-Israël border
2383 Ekdippa, Acdippa, Kheziv, Gesiv, Cziv Achzib, Akzib
2384 Nea Come? Minoan port? Tell Kabri, el-Qahweh, near Nahariya
2385 Ake, Akka, Ptolemaïs Acre, Akko, with ancient ashlar breakwater under modern one, with ancient lighthouse on Tower of Flies
2385.1 Archaic Akko, Akka South of Tell Akko, Napoleon Hill
2385.2 Tell Keisan, Kison
2385.3 R Belos, Belus Tell Afek, Afik, Khirbet Kurdaneh, Kirdani, springs of R Na’aman
2386 Aksaph Tell abu Hawam, Haïfa, near R Qishon
2387 Sykamina Shiqmona, Haïfa West
2388 Tell Megadim
2388.1 Athlit-Yam, submerged off Atlit at 12 m depth
2389 Boukolonpolis Athlit, with ancient lighthouse(s)
2390 Doros, Dora, Dura Dor, Dora, North bay, Moshav Bay
2391 Doros, Dora, Dura Dor, Dora, Love Bay
2392 Doros, Dora, Dura archaic port Dor, Dora, South bay, Nahsholim Bay
2393 Krokodeilonpolis Tel Tannimin near Tel Mevorach
2394 Stratonos Pyrgos, Tour de Straton, Straton’s Tower Caesarea Maritima, pre-Roman port
2395 Stratonos Pyrgos, Tour de Straton, Straton’s Tower with ancient lighthouse Caesarea Maritima, pre-Roman interior port of Straton’s Tower
2396 Caesarea Palaestinae, Césarée, Acé, Sebastos Qesaria, Caesarea Maritima, Roman port of Herod, built from 22 to 10 BC, with Drusion lighthouse
2396.1 Sdot Yam, fish ponds
2397 port of Burgatha? Giv’at Olga
2398 Tell Mikhmoret
2398.1 Tell Ifshar, Tell Hefer
2399 Natania Netanya
2400 Apollonia, Sozousa Arsuf
2401 Tell Michal and Tell Makmish near Herzliya Marina
2401.1 Tell Gerisa, Jarisha, Napoleon hill, on R Yarkon
2401.2 Tell Quasile, on R Yarkon
2401.3 Tell Quasile, Namal Tel Aviv, on R Yarkon
2402 Joppe, Iope, Yapu, Yafo Jaffa
2402.1 port of Iamneia Yavne-Yam
2403 Asdudimmu, Azotos Paralios, Azot Ashdod-Yam
2404 Maioma Ascalonitis near Ashkelon
2405 Ascalon, Askaluna, Asqaluna near Ashqelon
2406 Anthedon, Agrippias Blakhiyah, Khirbet Teda NW of Gaza City
2407 Gazaion Limen, Gazeorum, Seleukeia Gaza, Constantia, Neapolis, Hazzatu, Cadytis? Jenysus, Ienysos? Gaza City
2407.05 el-Moghraqa
2407.1 Tell es-Sakan, near wadi Ghazzeh
2407.2 archaic Sharuhen? Tell al-Ajjul, on wadi Ghazzeh
2407.3 Gazeorum Portus? Tell es-Sanam, on wadi Ghazzeh
2407.35 possibly archaic port? Taur Ikhbeineh
2407.4 Thabatha Umm el-Tut
2407.45 Deir el-Balah
2407.5 Tell Ruqeish
2407.6 Tell Ridan
2408 Raphia Rafah