Female figurine from the Ozieri culture (or San Michele culture), a prehistoric pre-Nuragic culture that lived in Sardinia from c. 3200 to 2800 BC. [Dea Madre Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Cagliari

Female figurine from the Ozieri culture (or San Michele culture), a prehistoric pre-Nuragic culture, Sardinia, Italy, ca.

According to ancient classical authors, the Phoenicians were a people who occupied the coast of the Levant (eastern Mediterranean). Their major cities were Tyre, Sidon, Byblos, and Arwad. All were fiercely independent, rival cities and, unlike the neighboring inland states, the Phoenicians represented a confederation of maritime traders rather than a defined country

Nubian with oryx, monkey, and leopard skins [Excavated at Fort Shalmaneser, Nimrud (ancient Kalhu), Mesopotamia]

Nuragic votive figurines - Nuragic Warrior Bronzes of the Nuragic age National Archeological Museum - Cagliari

Nuragic votive figurines - Nuragic Warrior Bronzes of the Nuragic age National Archeological Museum - Cagliari

Sos Zigantes de Monti Prama - Sardinia - I giganti di Monte Prama. Sardegna (ricostruzioni in scala )

Sos Zigantes de Monti Prama - Sardinia - I giganti di Monte Prama.

People of the nuraghi on Sardinia in the Cagliari Archaeological museum

People of the nuraghi on Sardinia in the Cagliari Archaeological museum

Nuragic bronze figurines National Archeological Museum, Cagliari

Nuragic bronze votive figurine of a Nuragic warrior (ancient Sardinia). The late Bronze Age centuries BC) saw a vast migration of the so-called sea people, described in ancient Egyptian sources.

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The Nuragic civilisation flourished on Sardinia from the bronze age up to the C AD. I’ll be doing a piece on them soon but to whet your appetite here’s a Nuragic bronze archer.

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