Kingdom of the Ptolemies
This stock image shows the Kingdom of the Ptolemies, a Hellenistic kingdom in ancient Egypt ruled by the Ptolemaic dynasty. The map depicts the Nile River and the major cities of the kingdom, including Alexandria, the capital city founded by Alexander the Great.
Other significant cities on the map include Memphis, Thebes, and Ptolemais. The map also shows the important ports of the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, which were key to the kingdom’s trade and commerce.
The Ptolemaic dynasty ruled Egypt from 305 BC until the kingdom was annexed by Rome in 30 BC, and their legacy can still be seen in the country’s art, architecture, and culture.