Trade Relations Between The Cities of The Phoenician Coast and ancient Egypt
College Of Basic Education Research Journal,
2022, Volume 18, Issue 3, Pages 471-484
The research aims to shed light on a side of the commercial relations among the cities of the Phoenician coast and ancient Egypt, because of this relationship of great importance in the life of ancient Egypt, which was lacking raw materials which is used in shipbuilding and even in building, as well as in burial uses.
Wood is mainly used in it, and the cities of the Phoenician coast were characterized by dense forests with perennial trees and distinguished by high quality, important to the ancient Egyptians, so they established these relationships, whether they were commercial or also to control over this region.
The Phoenician trade movement deals with a lot of materials, pine wood, fruits, discarded beaches, fabrics and embroideries, leather, Judah tar, incense, slaves, perfumes, purple-red, precious stones, and glassware.
If we look at these materials, most of them are used for luxury purposes and more than a commodity with a necessary utility and often desirable to the pharaohs and higher positions most of these materials are used in planning processes.
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