Artist's concept of Bronze Age Phoenician, Mycenaean, Minoan boats that were the workhorses of the Eastern Aegean trade network connecting Hittite, Egypt, Cypress, Crete, coastal Anatolia, Aegean islands, mainland Greece. Also useful as pirate vessels when trading was lean.
The seal of Kuzi-Tešub, "Great King, Hero of Carchemish", son of Talmi-Tešub and a great-great-great-grandson of Šuppiluliuma I of Hatti. Kuzi-Tešub's descendants also ruled in the kingdom of Melid. Drawing of an impression on a clay sealing excavated at Lidar Höyük by J. D. Hawkins in M. Liverani (ed.), Neo-Assyrian Geography, Rome: Università di Roma 'La Sapienza', 1995
Map of the known world (from the west's perspective) using the classic circle-t diagram. This was how the world was imagined for the majority of the history of map making. Note that Akkad is the "center of the world." The figure underneath is a drawing of the Hittite Atlas, a deity or giant who slumbers eternity away while the world rests upon his back.