Rare style ancient Roman painted clay and highly decorated clay oil lamp known as "BEIT NATIF". The oil lamp is nicely decorated with geometric deign all around the shoulders with soot marks. Looped handle, Beit Natif oil lamps rarely come with a looped handle like the one we have!
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
An Elamite clay figure of the goddess Astarte, depicted nude with her hands cupped beneath her breasts and with elaborate coiffure, wearing bracelets, earrings and a necklace with pendant hanging between her breasts
Dated from, Middle Elamite period, 1350 BC
Ishtar (Akkadian), Astarte (Phoenician), or Inanna (Sumerian) was the most impor ...click for details