THE EAST MEDITERRANEAN LATE BRONZE AGE GLASS TRADE WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE PANAZTEPE FINDS


Cinardali-Karaaslan N.

OXFORD JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY, vol.31, no.2, pp.121-141, 2012 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1468-0092.2012.00382.x
  • Title of Journal : OXFORD JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.121-141

Abstract

The Late Bronze Age is a period during which intensive transactions occurred in the Mediterranean and Near East. The glass trade became a real industry, exhibiting the innovations of the period from around the region. The glass finds of the Late Bronze Age consisted of valuable gifts exchanged between the elite classes of Mesopotamia, Egypt and the Aegean.