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Because of a global colloquium held on the British Museum in 1992, this ebook is basically dedicated to the topic of Egypt's family with the Mediterranean global within the moment millennium BC. the consequences of the awesome discoveries at inform el-Dab'a, the positioning of historic Avaris (the Hyksos capital of Egypt), shape the first concentration, with papers on Egypt's connections with Cyprus and Minoan Crete, and chronological difficulties additionally mentioned. those are put in a much broader context via extra contributions on Egypto-Minoan kin regularly, at the proof for Mycenaeans in Egypt and the presence of Orientalia at Mycenae, on Aegean impact in Egypto-Canaan, at the assets of Egyptian copper and at the nature of overseas bushes imports into Egypt.

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