A sculpture by Léon Auguste Perrey (1841-1900 CE) depicting the death of the Phoenician princess Jezebel. (Musée des Beaux-Arts...
Jezebel: Princess of Sidon, Queen of Israel
Jezebel was the Phoenician Princess of Sidon (9th century BCE) whose story is told in the Hebrew Tanakh (the Christian...
Lycian Sarcophagus, Sidon
Detail of horses on a Lycian Sarcophagus, from Sidon, 5th Century BC. Istanbul Archaeology Museums.
Map of Ancient Israel
A map of the ancient Kingdom of Israel and its neighbours.
Phoenicia was an ancient civilization composed of independent city-states which lay along the coast of the Mediterranean...
Phoenician architecture is typified by large temples with double-columned facades approached by a short staircase, enclosed...
The art of the ancient Phoenicians, which flourished between the 19th and 4th centuries BCE, was exported throughout Mesopotamia...
Phoenician Coffin from Sidon
This white marble anthropoid (human-shaped) coffin shows a male head wearing a Egyptian style headdress. Phoenician...
The prosperity of Phoenician cities such as Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos was based on trade, and it was the search for new commodities...
The governments of such Phoenician cities as Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos were led by hereditary monarchs throughout their history...