Brill’s New Pauly

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Fortified Bronze Age port settlement of the late Cypriote phase (LC III A) in east Cyprus with palace and sanctuaries (e.g. of the ‘horned’ or ‘ingot god’); workshops for coppersmiths; graves in the town and necropolis; rich finds, especially of metallic material (some inscribed in the Cypriote syllabic script), several hoardfinds. Probably founded early in the 2nd millennium, flowered in the 16th/15th cents. BC because of the…

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Wittke, Anne-Maria (Tübingen), “Engomi”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 19 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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