RAS-EL-BASSIT
   Houses in this port of trade on the north Syrian coast contain bucchero kantharoi.
   See also TRADE.

Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Al Mina — was an ancient city on the Mediterranean coast of northern Syria, in the estuary of the Orontes, near present day Samandag.Its excavator, Leonard Wooley, considered it to be an early Greek trading colony, founded a little before 800 BC, in direct …   Wikipedia

  • BUCCHERO —    The distinctive black Etruscan pottery that imitated a metallic finish through heavy burnishing (polishing) and reduction (firing conditions deprived of oxygen, which give a black finish) in its manufacture. Early bucchero (seventh century BC) …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Mediterranean Sea — Mediterranean redirects here. For other uses, see Mediterranean (disambiguation). Mediterranean sea redirects here. For the oceanographical term, see Mediterranean sea (oceanography). Mediterranean Sea Composite satellite ima …   Wikipedia

  • SYRIENNE (ARCHÉOLOGIE) — L’histoire des découvertes archéologiques de la Syrie n’est en rien comparable à celle des pays voisins. À une première et longue période marquée par l’indifférence des archéologues, beaucoup plus soucieux de confirmer les informations tirées de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”