TERRACOTTA HEAD OF AN ASTARTE
Iron Age II, Israelite: 1000-586 BC.
Time of the kings of ancient Israel"
Terracotta figurines of Astarte (Ashtoret), were prominent in daily Israelite religious practice, and were worshiped probably by women. They have been excavated in Judean sites, particularly in Jerusalem, from where the finest examples come, dating mostly to the eighth and seventh centuries BCE.
Measurements: Height: 6.5 cm - Width: 4.5 cm - Height on stand: 11.5 cm
Condition: Good condition as found
Beautifully mounted on a museum quality acrylic "Plexi-Glass" display stand on high quality
Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, Israel
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