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1

where did the phoenicians live?

canaan

2

what were the phoenicians particularly good at?

sailing their boats and trading their goods with other people

3

what did the phoenicians make their glass from?

sand and lye

4

what special way of shaping glass did the phoenicians invent?

glass blowing

5

what did the phoenicians make their purple dye from?

snails

6

why was purple called the "color of kings" in ancient times?

it was so expensive, only the very rich could afford it