Tahpanhes (tä´pənhēz), Tahapanes (tāhăp´ənēz), or Tehaphnehes (tēhăf´nĬhēz), ancient city, NE Egypt, on Lake Manzala. The site is now on the Suez Canal. Herodotus states that the city (called by the Greeks Daphnae) had a garrison of Psamtik's troops and, in the early 5th cent. BC, a Persian garrison. It was superseded as a port by Naucratis. A colony of Jews settled there in the 6th cent. BC, and the city is mentioned in the Bible.
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