Caphtor

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Caphtor

(kăf`tôr), in the Bible, home of the Philistines before they migrated to Canaan. Its inhabitants are called Caphtorim. Caphtor has been identified with both Crete and Cyprus.
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2) For example, Egyptian chronicles identify Crete and its satellites as Keftiu (also K-f-t-r), Akkadian documents from Mari and Assur use the term Kaptara, Ugaritic texts call the area Kapturi or Kptr, and an Old Babylonian geographical document states that Kap-ta-ra was located "beyond the Upper [i.
As this story begins, he has arrived at Keftiu, Pirras home, but a tsunami, ash-fall, and a plague have plunged the island into chaos.
Estos textiles eran muy apreciados en la epoca, tal y como demuestran las representaciones de keftiu, habitantes del Egeo representados en tumbas tebanas y que portan textiles junto con objetos de metales preciosos (23).
Set during the Mediterranean Bronze Age, the protagonists in this story, Hylas, the goatherd who lives on Lykonia, and the daughter of the High Priestess of Keftiu, Pirra, are thrown together when both are trying to escape their respective fates.
Archaeologists discuss such topics as pottery making and social reproduction in the Bronze Age Mesara, traditions and trends in the production and consumption of storage containers in proto-palatial and neo-palatial Crete, and whether southeastern Anatolian pottery from Late Minoan Crete is evidence for direct contact between Arzawa and Keftiu.