Stories of Globalization: the Red Sea and the Gulf from Late Prehistory to Early Modernity

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Andrea Manzo, Chiara Zazzaro, Diana Joyce De Falco
BRILL, Nov 22, 2018 - History - 662 pages
This edited book collects papers on latest research conducted in the Red Sea area within the wider context of the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean connection from prehistory to the contemporary era
 

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Contents

Organisation of an Egyptian Bronze Age Harbour on the Red Sea Coast
3
2 The Rock Engravings of Boats of Sinai and the Pharaonic Maritime Expeditions
13
Lexicographical Analysis of Nautical Terms from the Sources of the Old Kingdom
30
Modelling Interaction at a Late Bronze Age Harbour on the Egyptian Coast
53
5 Sorghum Paintings from the Meroitic Cemetery of Berber and Possible Implications for the Dispersal of the Plant across the Red Sea
65
6 Mapping Ancient Production and Trade of Copper in Oman and Obsidian in Ethiopia
74
Recent Investigations of the German Archaeological Institute in South Arabia and Northern Ethiopia
95
8 Bronze Age Reed Boats of Magan and Magillum Boats of Meluḫḫa in Cuneiform Literature
119
14 Looking for Leuke Kome
281
15 The Greeks and the Arabian Coast of the Red Sea
292
16 Nautical Archaeology Surveys Near Jeddah 20122013 and Their Connections to the Study of Red Sea Commerce
301
17 The Christianisation of Adulis in Light of the Material Evidence
314
Significance of the Red Sea and the ArabianPersian Gulf Routes from the Mediterranean to India First Century BCEThird Century CE
353
The Persian Gulf Route in the Supply to Myos Hormos and Berenike
394
The Indian Contribution
408
Part 3 Modern and Contemporary Age
443

Signs of Commercial and Cultural Contacts via the Red Sea Trade Routes
154
Part 2 3rd Century BCE7th Century CE
181
20112015
183
11 Exotic Cults in Roman Berenike? An Investigation into Two Temples in the Harbour Temenos
225
12 The Great Temple of Berenike
246
A View from the Red Sea Port of Marsa Nakari
264
The Influence of a Sea Port on a River Port
445
22 Collateral Roles in Pilgrimage
456
Maritime Heritage in Suakin
482
Considering Wood Supply for Boatbuilding in Jizan and the Farasan Islands Saudi Arabia
507
Bibliography
537
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