Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this important massive figure of the Phoenician Goddess TA’NIT with her right raised in blessing and her left hand in the Abhay Mudra -- the mudra of 'no fear', used both to signify "I'm a friend" and also to cultivate 'no fear'! dating between 7th – 5th Centuries BC.
Ta'Nit was the Phoenician's name for the Great Goddess, the Feminine aspect ...click for details
You are considering a very rare ancient Phoenician clay figure of a pregnant woman "MOTHER GODDESS" represeniting Goddess Astarte "Fertility Goddess" dating to around 600 BC
The standing woman is portrayed with large breasts and swollen stomach, her head turned slightly downward to her right. She wears an Egyptian-style wig. Soft facial features are gently rendered with small eyes and a delicate no ...click for details