Three bearded head pendants,protective amulets. Sand-core glass (4th-3rd BCE) from Carthage, Tunisia 6 cm

Three bearded head pendants,protective amulets. Sand-core glass (4th-3rd BCE) from Carthage, Tunisia 6 cm

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Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal, Tunisia, 3rd C. B.C., dates to the Punic Wars with Rome. Musee du Bardo, Tunis, Tunisia

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Phoenicia >>> Superimposed over a map of the modern boundaries. I hadn't realised that Phoenicia extended into territories that are now part of Israel and Syria, as well as Lebanon. Now I know!

Phoenicia >>> Superimposed over a map of the modern boundaries. I hadn't realised that Phoenicia extended into territories that are now part of Israel and Syria, as well as Lebanon. Now I know!

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The port of ancient Carthage.   The Roman control began with the victory in the 3rd Punic War in 146 BCE.  This truly would have been worth living to see....One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

The port of ancient Carthage. The Roman control began with the victory in the 3rd Punic War in 146 BCE. This truly would have been worth living to see....One of the strongest city-states in the world at that time.

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Ancient & Medieval History Egyptian/Phoenician Glass Dog Head Bead, 6th-4th Century BC  Adorable.

Ancient & Medieval History Egyptian/Phoenician Glass Dog Head Bead, 6th-4th Century BC Adorable.

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