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Amulet in the shape of the head of a woman (a goddess?)

UnknownMiddle Assyrian Period, 14th BCE - Middle Assyrian Period, 12th century BCE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Credit: Bequest of Joseph Ternbach, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

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  • Title: Amulet in the shape of the head of a woman (a goddess?)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Middle Assyrian Period, 14th BCE - Middle Assyrian Period, 12th century BCE
  • Location: Northern Mesopotamia (Iraq or Syria)
  • Type: Amulet
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © The Israel Museum / by Meidad Suchowolski
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Faience
  • Dimensions: H. 9 cm
  • Curator: Peri, Laura A.

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