Ivory fragment depicting a warrior, Phoenician, Iraq, last third of 8th century BC. Artist: Werner Forman # 2330011
View preview image #2330011 - Ivory fragment depicting a warrior, Phoenician, Iraq, last third of 8th century BC. The warrior is in ceremonial dress and holds a lily. Probably a furniture inlay from Fort Shalmaneser, Nimrud. From the Iraq Museum, Baghdad. High scan only.
Phoenician grave stele from Tophet in Carthage (modern Tunisia). Such grave markers were set up over burial urns for small children and animals which had been sacrificed to the goddess Tanit and her consort Baal Hammon. Canaanite symbolism: sun,crescent moon and triangle; the goddess below. British Museum, London.
Glass bead in the shape of a man's head | MFA for Educators
Bearded archaic head, worn as a pendant to a necklace. Flesh white, hair and beard bright blue, with a row of dark blue curls across the forehead; eyebrows dark blue; lips and earrings yellow. Many fragments from back and tip of right ear missing.
Model shrine with nude goddess
The plaque is a mixture of Mediterranean/Near Eastern styles that characterize Phoenician art. It represents the ancient Canaanite goddess Astarte, shown nude like the Mesopotamian Ishtar, but with an Egyptian face and wig. She stands within a shrine protected by typically Near Eastern snarling lions that support Egyptian columns surmounted by heads of the Egyptian god Bes.
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Phoenician Anthropomorphic Coffin Lid Origin: Eastern Mediterranean Circa: 600 BC to 400 BC Dimensions: 28.25" (71.8cm) high x 18" (45.7cm) wide Collection: Near Eastern Art Medium: Terracotta
mini-girlz: “ Figurine of a female tambourine player, from Shikmona on the northern coast of Israel 9th-8th century BC Phoenician Syrian ceramic Credit: Figurine of a female tambourine player, from...
Phoenician Scarab in Gold Swivel Mount, 6th-4th Century BC
Phoenician Scarab in Gold Swivel Mount, 6th-4th Century BCThe Egyptianising form of art can be seen on this Phoenician scarab with the winged sun disc of the Egyptian god Ra-Horakhty being held aloft...