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Now underwater, this ancient Egyptian trading city was once the “Hong Kong of its era”

If you were an ancient Egyptian looking for a gift for a loved one, you wouldn’t go to Target. But you might have stopped in Naukratis. Once thought to have been a small town on the Nile Delta in Egypt, an excavation by the British Museum has revealed that the ancient city of Naukratis was actually […]

http://qz.com/582073/now-underwater-this-ancient-egyptian-trading-city-was-once-the-hong-kong-of-its-era/

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