Aweidah Gallery

Rare- Biblical Iron Age Figure Of An Astarte, 800 BC

Item #991520

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Price: SOLD

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We are pleased to offer this important and extremely rare ancient biblical Iron Age pottery figure of an Astarte "Fertility Goddess" Dated from, Dated from, 800 - 600 BC

Bird-headed face, pillar-shaped body bearing outsized breasts, often supported by hands. There is no doubt that the figurines were considered to have some magical properties and were kept in the household as amulets to enhance fertility

Measurements:Height: 12 cm - Width: 7.5 cm

Condition: Professionally repaired and restored

Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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