Ahhiyawa


Ahhiyawa
   An important power whose kingdom bordered on the Mediterranean Sea. The country and its ruler are mentioned in Hittiterecords. It is now generally believed that the term corresponds to Achaea, the country of the Mycenaean Greeks. A statue base of Amenhotep III mentions the names of various towns in Greece. Quantities of Mycenaean pottery have been found in Egypt at the end of Dynasty 18 and in Dynasty 19. Egyptian objects have been found on mainland Greece, so the two countries are known to have been in contact, although not necessarily directly.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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