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“I am a faithful servant of the king, and I have not rebelled and I have not sinned, and I do not withhold my tribute, and I do not refuse the requests of my commissioner. Now they wickedly slander me, but let the king, my lord, not impute rebellion to me!...If the king should write to me, ‘Plunge a bronze dagger into thy heart and die!,’ how could I refuse to carry out the command of the king?” - Labayu (Caananite warlord) writing to Amenhotep III Discoveries at Tell El Amarna and the Valley of the Kings showed the wealth and influence of the Egyptian New Kingdom, while archives uncovered in central Anatolia shed light on Hittite civilization. Excavations and Knossos confirmed Mycenaean Greek dominance and revealed the majesty of Minoan Crete. http://s407341505.onlinehome.us/Episode_R10_The_Bull_and_the_Aten.mp3. . .