Recorded history shows a group of coastal cities and heavily forested mountains inhabited by a Semitic people, the Canaanites, around 4000 BC. These early inhabitants referred to themselves according to their city of origin, and called their nation Canaan. They lived in the narrow East-Mediterranean coast and the parallel strip mountains of Lebanon. They established trade routes to Europe and Western Asia. Phoenician ships circumnavigated Africa a thousand years before those of the Portuguese.
İspekçür Stele A 4-sided limestone stele decorated with figures and inscriptions on 3 sides. It was found broken into 4 pieces in İspekçür village at the north bank of Tohma Su by the Cornell Expedition in 1907. Badly damaged inscription identifies the author as Arnuwantis, the grandson of king Arnuwantis who is the grandson of Kuzi Teshub.
Relieve del encuentro de Teshub y Khebat en Yazilkaya (S.XIII a.C.) Hay 2 cortejos inscritos en cada muros de la cámara. En el fondo aparecían las figuras de los dioses tutelares del panteón hitita: Teshub dios del Tiempo, Khebat diosa solar del Estado, a gran escala. La diosa Khebat se representa sobre un pedestal en forma de león y sobre montañas. Teshub tb aparece sobre dioses montaña, barbado y atributos de poder, la tiara de cuernos y la maza, parece los relieves de las puertas de Hattusa.
Water clocks were among the earliest timekeepers that didn't depend on the observation of celestial bodies. Water clocks were used in ancient Babylon, Mesopotami, China, Korea, Egypt, Greece, India, Arabia, Muslim and civilizations. One of the oldest water clocks was found in the tomb of Amenhotep I, buried around 1500 B.C.
Hyksos Chariots - The history of ancient Egypt is generally divided into periods of time when Upper and Lower Egypt were united followed by periods when it devolved into competing kingdoms. Following the period known as the Middle Kingdom, Egypt entered into the Second Intermediate period. During this time foreign rulers, known as the Hyksos, controlled much of Lower Egypt.