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Ancient Suez (Suweis) [Klysma]

Although the site of the city was occupied in antiquity, Suez was little more than a small village throughout most of its history starting in the third century BC. It is situated in northeast Egypt at the northern end of the Gulf of Suez and at the southern terminus of the Suez Canal .....

Suez Canal: The entire length of the Suez Canal (dark north-south line) is visible in this low oblique northeast looking photograph. Extending from the port city of Suez in the south to Port Said in the north, a distance of approximately 100 miles, the canal connects the Red Sea with the eastern Mediterranean Sea ...

The History of the Ancient Near East Electronic Compendium