(LiveScience) The Egyptian pharaoh Khufu ruled over one of the greatest kingdoms of the ancient world.

His tomb, the Great Pyramid of Giza, is a testament to Khufu’s power.

Archaeologists have now discovered a vast harbor complex — the oldest harbor ever found — that helped extend Khufu’s domain, shipping copper and other minerals from Egypt to the rest of the Mediterranean world.

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