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Did Mycenaean Greeks serve in the Egyptian military of Ramesses?

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Bronze plate from scale corselet, of Anatolian type, with the cartouche of Ramesses II. Credit: University Excavation of Salamis Archives. What made this find truly unique was the fact that this was not of the typical armor type worn by the Mycenaeans during the Late Bronze Age. Attested by Mycenaean Greek art and archaeological finds of Mycenaean weaponry and armor, it is well understood that early in their ci