Hazor Trade Routes

Trade routes to and from Hazor during the Late Bronze Age.

Trade routes to and from Hazor during the Late Bronze Age (1550–1200 B.C.E.).

Hazor was one of the Canaanite city-states that were loyal to the Egyptian pharaoh.

The city maintained its position in international trade not only because of its Egyptian connection but also because of its tactful approach toward both the northern and southern powers, which can be seen in the use of both Egyptian and Mesopotamian materials in the royal quarters of the city.

The stage of development during which humans used copper or bronze weapons; in the ancient Near East, approx. 3300 to 1200 B.C.E.

A form of ancient government in which a single city was self-governing and often extended its political sphere to the surrounding countryside. Ancient Mesopotamian and Greek city-states are particularly well-known.

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