Neolithic Village - Gazelle experimentation 9500-5000 BCE
Site of the very first pharaoh burials. C. 3000 BCE.
Oval and pear shaped ‘hand axes’ associated with H. erectus.
Homer’s central character and he is the hero of the Trojan War.
Region of the Aegean Sea and lands.
King of Mycenae?
People to the West of Hatti.
Area of Southern Mesopotamia and parts of Syria, Anatolia and Elam.
Formerly Amenhotep IV.
“Horizon of the Aten” - a.k.a. Amarna.
Cycladic Bronze Age settlement on Volcanic Island Santorini. Destroyed and buried in ash.
Letters or Tell El AmarnaTell El Amarna was Akhenaten’s capital city.
Greek ceramic jar with two vertical handles. Used for storing liquids and solids.
Kingdom in Western Syria/Northern Lebanon.
Modern Day Turkey. Country/ region where Hittites occupied.
4 room shrine on Mt Jutkas. 3 violently killed skeletons inside and one killed because of an earthquake. Cult practice.
Akhenaten’s daughter. Tutankhamun’s wife. His half-sister.
Ancestor of all the deities in Ancient Mesopotamia.
God that brings the dead forward to be judged (Egyptian)
Masonry of large square cut stones, used as a facing on walls of brick or stone rubble.
Capital city of the Old Assyrian Empire.
Mespotamian country. Took over Mitanni and faced the Hittites.
Father of Agamemnon and Menelaus in Greek Mythology.
Earliest known form of humans.
Title meaning “owner”, “lord” in the Levant. Was applied to Gods as well.
Vassal state of Mesopotamia.
Location of an ancient Dilmun civilization.
Carl Blegen (American) archaeologist worked on Pylos and Troy.
Other name for the Levant. Consists of Israel, Palestine, the Westbank, West Jordan, SOuthern coast of Syria, Southern Turkey