Phoenicia >>> Superimposed over a map of the modern boundaries. I hadn't realised that Phoenicia extended into territories that are now part of Israel and Syria, as well as Lebanon. Now I know!

Interesting Illustration of Phoenicians

A map of Phoenicia. This map depicts the borders of ancient Phoenicia, a many of its cities, the most important of which were Tyre, Sidon, and Biblos. The arrangement of cities along the Mediterranean displays the importance of the sea to the Phoenicians.

Comparison between Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, and Greek alphabets

Comparison between Proto-Sinaitic, Phoenician, and Greek alphabets. This diagram displays several evolutionary steps of western alphabets. Mystery of History Volume Lesson 34

Phoenician coin with alphabetic consonants (the Phoenician alphabet had NO vowels)

Phoenician coin with alphabetic consonants (the Phoenician alphabet had NO vowels) TOSHIBA Media USA Today List of All The Countries

Phoenician funeral stele - Moon-Goddess Tanit with sun & moon | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

like yamai"Phoenician funeral stele - Moon-Goddess Tanit with sun & moon from Carthage - London British Museum"

PHOENICIAN GLASS

An exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem features over a hundred examples of ancient glass from across the Classical World

The Phoenician Alphabet, circa 1400 BC.

The Phoenician script is an important "trunk" in the alphabet tree, in that many modern scripts can be traced through it. Arabic, Hebrew, Latin, and Greek scripts are all descended from Phoenician.

Punic/Phoenician Necklace    National Archeological Museum - Cagliari

Punic/Phoenician Necklace Phoenicia was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon and Tartus Governorate in Syria

Phoenician glass beads of bearded men's heads, probably 5 or 4 century BCE (the Russian says: Pendants and beads from the book Glass Beads of the World)

Phoenician glass beads of bearded men's heads, probably 5 or 4 century BCE (the Russian says: Pendants and beads from the book Glass Beads of the World)

Greek and Phoenician colonies 550 BC

Greek and Phoenician colonies 550 BC

Here is a map to explain why so many Greek artifacts (in fact the best preserved) are found on today's south Italian, Turkish Aegean, Black Sea and North African soils, as well as, southern France and eastern Spain.

The Phoenicians (1500–300 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

de-salva: Plaque with pharaonic figures flanking a sacred tree (Ivory) [Mesopotamia, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), ca. century B.

Lady of Elche in Lliria    The most famous Iberian sculpture and one of the great masterpieces of all time. The sculpture appears to have been cut and may well have originally been a standing figure. Her unique headdress probably was ceremonial dress.  The finely-rendered face has the appearance of a portrait.

richly adorned bust of lady .Lady of Elche in Lliria The most famous Iberian sculpture and one of the great masterpieces of all time. The sculpture appears to have been cut and may well have originally been a standing figure.

Kilili, the “Woman at the Window." Phoenician ivory from Nimrud in Mesopotamia. Dated to the end of the eighth century B.C.E.

ancient-mesopotamia: “ Kilili, the “Woman at the Window.” Phoenician ivory from Nimrud in Mesopotamia. Dated to the end of the eighth century B.

Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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Armor from Carthage. Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal Tunisia C. Carthaginian breastplate dates to the Punic Wars with Rome.

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