A map of Phoenicia. This map depicts the borders of ancient Phoenicia, a many of its cities, the most important of which were Tyre, Sidon, and Biblos. The arrangement of cities along the Mediterranean displays the importance of the sea to the Phoenicians.
Here is a map to explain why so many Greek artifacts (in fact the best preserved) are found on today's south Italian, Turkish Aegean, Black Sea and North African soils, as well as, southern France and eastern Spain.
Punic/Phoenician Necklace Phoenicia was an ancient Semitic civilization situated on the western, coastal part of the Fertile Crescent and centered on the coastline of modern Lebanon and Tartus Governorate in Syria