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By D. Michaelides,Vasiliki Kassianidou,Robert S. Merrillees

The foreign convention "Egypt and Cyprus in Antiquity" held in Nicosia in April 2003 crammed a major hole in ancient wisdom approximately Cyprus' kin with its neighbours. whereas the island's hyperlinks with the Aegean and the Levant were good documented and remain the topic of a lot archaeological realization, the exchanges among Cyprus and the Nile Valley aren't besides recognized and feature now not ahead of been comprehensively reviewed. they vary in date from the mid 3rd millennium B.C. to past due Antiquity and surround all types of interconnection, together with political union. Their novelty lies within the marked ameliorations among the traditional civilisations of Cyprus and Egypt, the gap among them geographically, which can be bridged merely via send, and the bizarre methods they stimulated each one other's fabric and religious cultures. The papers added on the convention lined each element of the connection, with specific emphasis at the tangible facts for the stream of products, humans and concepts among the 2 international locations over a 3000 yr period.

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