Caused by a global colloquium held on the British Museum in 1992, this booklet is essentially dedicated to the topic of Egypt's kin with the Mediterranean global within the moment millennium BC. the results of the amazing discoveries at inform el-Dab'a, the positioning of historical Avaris (the Hyksos capital of Egypt), shape the first concentration, with papers on Egypt's connections with Cyprus and Minoan Crete, and chronological difficulties additionally mentioned. those are put in a much wider context by way of extra contributions on Egypto-Minoan kin normally, at the facts for Mycenaeans in Egypt and the presence of Orientalia at Mycenae, on Aegean impact in Egypto-Canaan, at the assets of Egyptian copper and at the nature of overseas bushes imports into Egypt.
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A hundred. Vase. Diorite. NMA no. 9739. Unknown context. Egypt (possibly through Crete). 4th-5th Dynasty. vm. Unknown or Disputed Contexts a. Vessels and Stands Diorite vase of ordinary previous state form. Sakellarakis 1976: 179, plate IV, 10. ninety five. Alabastron. Alabaster. NMA no. 6251. Unknown context. Egypt. 18th Dynasty. one zero one. Vessel. Glass. NMA no. 2984. Unrecorded tomb. Egypt. 18th Dynasty. saggy. flat-bottomed alabastron; relatively slim base, ovoid physique, huge mouth; H: 30. zero cm fragments from a blue glass vessel, with strains of wavy strains; the bigger fragment measures: H: four. five cm, W: three. zero em, Th: zero. eight cm; the smaller fragment measures: H: three. 2 em, W: 2. five em; Th: zero. sixty five cm. Warren says this can be most likely Pendlebury's no. one hundred and one; comparable ones at Vapheio and Nauplion. very likely Egyptian; from Tsountas' 1893 excavations. Pendlebury 1930b: fifty seven (no. 101); Warren 1969: 114; Sakellarakis 1976: 179; Lambrou-Phillipson 1990: 369 (no. 521). Sakellariou 1985: 214-5, plate ninety nine; Lambrou-Phillipson 1990: 333 (within no. 410). ninety six. Alabastron. Alabaster. NMA. Unrecorded tomb. LH IlIA. Egypt. 18th Dynasty. Alabaster vase; around form, flat base, small cylindrical neck; H: 14cm. IX. doubtful or tricky Imports a. jewelry 102. Bead. Faience. Mycenae Exc. no. 68-1523. castle apartment, Room 19 (Idols), Cult Centre. LH IIIB (mid). close to EastO). LB. Unpublished, from Tsountas' excavations; restored through Kourachanis. Lambrou-Phillipson 1990: 333-4 (no. 412). Lantern bead of blue faience; 4 spokes on each side, undeniable collars; notched principal rib. ninety seven. Amphora. Alabaster. NMA no. 3225. Chamber Tomb. LH. Egypt. 18th Dynasty. The starting place of lantern beads is not easy; probably they have been in the community synthetic during the Aegean and either japanese and Western Mediterranean. Alabaster amphora, with handles becoming a member of the neck; tall, pear-shaped physique; rhyton-type neck; ribbed handles; tall spout; small pedestal foot; H: 27. zero em. Unpublished; registration card says Gamma MB, Room thirteen, point IV, 30 on plan, inside 29 on plan. From Tsountas' 1895 excavations; this isn't Pendlebury's no. 3225. 103. Diadem. Gold. NMA. Shaft Grave III, Circle A. LH I. Syro-Palestine (Kassite)? LB. Pendelbury 1930b: fifty seven (no. 102); Warren 1967: forty four (Q3); battle ren 1969: one hundred fifteen; Sakellariou 1985: 263, 266, plate 131; Lambrou-Phillipson 1990: 346-7 (no. 454), plate seventy four. Gold diadem. Disputed - purely the Erlenmeyers prompt this. ninety eight. Jug. Stone. NMA no. 6252. Unknown context. Egypt. 18th Dynasty. Erlenmeyer and Erlenmeyer 1965: 177-8, figures 1-2. physique fragment from stone jug; H (original): 30. eight em. 104. Diadem. Gold. NMA. Shaft Grave III, Circle A. LH 1. Syro-Palestine (Kassite). LB. Pendlebury mistakenly provides this NMA quantity to a different vase. Fragment of attainable gold diadem. Pendlebury 1930b: fifty seven (no. 98); Warren 1969: one hundred fifteen. Disputed - basically the Erlenmeyers recommend this. ninety nine. Erlenmeyer and Erlenmeyer 1965: 177-8, figures 1-2. Pyxis. Ivory. Nauplion Mus. no. 1090. Unknown 107 b. Vases and Stands one zero five. Mortar. Felsite. Mycenae Exc. no. 69-1002. fort apartment. LH III (B? ). Syro-Palestine (Cyprus? ). LB. Tripod mortar of igneous rock; black, crimson and white speck led; shallow, around bowl inside of; one surviving leg; H (c.