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Pirates of the Bronze Age

The Hyksos were a Semitic people, possibly from Western Asia, who settled in the eastern Nile Delta some time before 1650 BC. The arrival of the Hyksos led to the end of the Thirteenth Dynasty and initiated the Second Intermediate Period of Egypt. The Phoenicians went to Cornwall for its tin, Michigan for its copper, and combined them to usher in the Bronze Age. The Vikings were Norse seafarers, settling around the present day nations of Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Here’s the latest in the long series of fascinating Old World studies from Robert Sepehr, author, producer and independent anthropologist.

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