The opening of the Suez canal encouraged transisthmian voyaging in fish as well as ships!
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A terrific article in ‘Aramco World’ on ancient canals in Egypt.
A wonderful reference for The (Suez) Canal of the Pharaohs.
You can still see it from space to this day!:
The Wadi Tumilat and the “Canal of the Pharaohs”
Carol A. Redmount
Journal of Near Eastern Studies
Vol. 54, No. 2 (Apr., 1995), pp. 127-135
Everything you will ever need to know about Thebes!!