Map of the Mediterranean in the Late Bronze Age
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Late Bronze Age

The Mediterranean in the Late Bronze Age

In the Late Bronze Age, the Egyptian New Kingdom dominated the Mediterranean Sea and West Asia, while the Phoenicians and Mycenaean Greeks carried on trade and piracy. The Scythians controlled Central Asia, and the Harappans controlled the Indus Valley. Further east in China, it was the Shang Dynasty.

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Bibliography and further reading about the Late Bronze Age:

Greece in the Late Bronze Age
Rome in the Late Bronze Age
Germany in the Late Bronze Age
North Africa in the Late Bronze Age
Egypt in the Late Bronze Age
The Jews in the Late Bronze Age
The Phoenicians in the Late Bronze Age
The Hittites in the Late Bronze Age
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Professor Carr

Karen Eva Carr, PhD.
Assoc. Professor Emerita, History
Portland State University

Professor Carr holds a B.A. with high honors from Cornell University in classics and archaeology, and her M.A. and PhD. from the University of Michigan in Classical Art and Archaeology. She has excavated in Scotland, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, and Tunisia, and she has been teaching history to university students for a very long time.

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