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1900-1800 BCE. Phoenician figurines, skirted with tall headgear, from Byblos a thriving Phoenician city in Lebanon (Canaanitic-Semite). National Museum of Beirut.

Phoenician (Canaanitic Semite of north Africa & Middle East meaning Afro Asiatic including Ugaritic & Hebrews) Statuettes from Byblos, cent. Now in the National Museum of Beirut.

Phoenician Statues, Beirut National Museum.

Phoenician figurine BCE Figurines from the Temple of Obelisks at Byblos, Lebanon Gilded bronze BCE).

Phoenician figurines from the Temple of Obelisks at Byblos, Lebanon, Gilded bronze (7th-8th BCE).

PHOENICIA - Phoenician figurines from the Temple of Obelisks at Byblos, Lebanon, Gilded bronze BCE).

Lebanon, 1957, Photo by Thomas J. Abercrombie | The 18 Most Dazzling Photos From National Geographic's History

The 18 Most Dazzling Photos From National Geographic's History

Visiting Beirut. How is the capital of Lebanon?

Visiting Beirut. How is the capital of Lebanon?

I didn't know what to expect from visiting Beirut. The city has surprised me, a lot! So how is Beirut, Lebanon? Find the answer in the post!

Ancient Mediterranean cultures ~ The seafaring Phoenicians traders had contact with other cultures along the trade routes. Their Phoenician alphabet became a model for other prewriting civilizations.

PHOENICIA - Ancient Mediterranean cultures ~ The seafaring Phoenicians traders had contact with other cultures along the trade routes. Their Phoenician alphabet became a model for other prewriting civilizations.

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Head Pendant, BC Lebanon, Syro-Phoenicia, - centuries B. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial Fund.

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554 BC - Silver Tetradrachm Coin / front and back from Byblos / a Phoenician Port City in Lebanon Founded more than seven thousand years ago, Byblos is one of the eldest cities in the world that is still inhabited; its influence is due to its trade wi

Founded 3,000 years ago by the Phoenicians,

Founded years ago by the Phoenicians, Cádiz is the oldest city in Western Europe. The different peoples who settled here left an important cultural…

Old Byblos

Old Byblos

Martyrs Square [1950s]

Martyrs Square [1950s]