Histories, cultures, people and their foods were to get all mixed up in many subtle and obvious ways, even though it is still possible for us to trace some of the connections between the Mediterranean culture of Greece, as it travelled through West and Central Asia to the Ganga-Jamuna plains of northern India.
The Ancient Connect The “fall” of Constantinople, the establishing of Arab rule through much of Europe and Asia, the subsequent Ottoman empire, spanning 600 years of civilisation with its political and cultural influence stretching from the edges of the Mediterranean, through the Balkan states to the Subcontinent meant that what are today the republics of Greece and India have always been much closer than geographical proximity would suggest.
It was identified by Coldstream as a variant of a Euboean Middle Protogeometric (MPG) or early Late Protogeometric (LPG) .
A large number of Euboean PG sherds were found at Tyre (Bikai 1978: p Is.
From the Geometric period, a few MG sherds were found at Megiddo, Samaria and Tell Abu Hawam, all from insecure contexts.
An additional well-stratified small sherd comes from Tel Beth-Shean .
The five suspects who testified Wednesday are expected to be moved from police holding cells to prison by the end of the week.
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