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Object Number:29-103-933
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level VII, Room 1087, Amenophis III Temple
Locus: Room 1087, Amenophis III Temple
Period: Late Bronze IIB
Date Made: 1300-1200 BC
Early Date: -1300
Late Date: -1200
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Female
Child
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:25-11-308 - Field No SF

Description

Brown ware, dark red slip on front. molded female figure (Ashtoreth) wearing wig and horns (?); arms at sides, on left side a child, upright, withhead on level with her left breast. FIgures broken away from knees. At back of plaque a knob of each of 2 corners, either supports or feet.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Pioneering American Archaeology in Israel (Beth Shan) (18 Nov 1995 - 02 Mar 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998) View Objects in Exhibition

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