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Funery Mask in Gold / SculptureArt phénicien, 6e–4e siècle av. J.–C. Sidon

Funery Mask in Gold / SculptureArt phénicien, siècle av.

In 249 B.C., Hannibal Barca, the greatest enemy of Rome, grew up in a phoenician  military camp, in lebanon  commanded by his father, the famous Hamilcar Barca, who led Carthage in the first Punic War.

Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, generally considered one of the greatest military commanders in history.

Two Glass Head Pendant. Origin: Carthage Dating: III century B.C.

Two Glass Head Pendant. Origin: Carthage Dating: III century B. (Website in French)

Carthage — Wikipédia

Carthage — Wikipédia

Hannibal of Carthage

Reese: "Hannibal's Crossing of the Alps" 218 BCE Hannibal-of-Carthage.

Phoenicians – Tunisia – 2nd century b. C – Golden bronze armour from Ksour es-Saf

Phoenicians – Tunisia – century b. C – Golden bronze armour from Ksour es-Saf

Phoenician armor.  Carthaginian war period.

Armor from Carthage. Gilded bronze cuirass, Phoenician, Ksour-es-Sal Tunisia C. Carthaginian breastplate dates to the Punic Wars with Rome.

Statuette of a Phoenician goddess, from the Phoenician coast, c.700-600 BC (bronze & silver)   Louvre Museum

Statuette of a Phoenician goddess, from the Phoenician coast, BC (bronze & silver) Louvre Museum

The Tophet of Carthage: Sacrificial depository, or children's graveyard?   http://decodedpast.com/thetophet-of-carthage-archaeology-and-the-question-of-sacrifice/

The Tophet of Carthage: Archaeology and the Question of Sacrifice - Decoded Past

Phoenician statuettes

Phoenician (Canaanitic Semite of north Africa & Middle East meaning Afro Asiatic including Ugaritic & Hebrews) Statuettes from Byblos, cent. Now in the National Museum of Beirut.