External trade in cyprus during late bronze age
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... External Trade in Cyprus during Late Bronze Age Cyprus is an ancient island with a great history. It is surrounded by Egypt from south, Aegean from west, Mesopotamia and Persia from the east. Due to its pivotal location, it played significant role in external relation of these adjacent countries. However, it was not as significant as its neighbouring countries, such as, Egypt and Syria. The Bronze Age is stretched over a long period of time. Late Bronze Age is considered to be the golden period for Cyprus (LBA I: 1600-1400, LBA II1400- 1200, LBA III 1200- 1050), archaeological materials have been discovered that reveal deafening external trade and thriving culture of Mediterranean countries....