Adulis (Red Sea Port of Aksumite Kingdom)

Adulis or Aduli is an archaeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, situated about 30 miles south of Massawa in the Gulf of Zula. It was the port of the Kingdom of Aksum, located on the coast of the Red Sea. It was one of the ports of Incense Route.

circa 450 CE


A 5th century Byzantine basilica at Adulis, excavated in 1914.

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