Phoenician antropomorphic sarcophagus Detail


National Museum of Archaeology, Malta

National Museum of Archaeology, Malta
Valletta, Malta

Terracotta antropomorphicsarcophagus dated to the fifth century BC discovered in Ghar Barka. The rendering of the face and the hairstyle portray clear egyptianizing, Ionian and Rhodian motifs


  • Title: Phoenician antropomorphic sarcophagus Detail
  • Date Created: -700/-218
  • Location: Ghar Barka
  • Medium: Polished, reddish-orange fabric.
  • Showcase room: National Museum of Archaeology, Store 1
  • Photographed by: Stephen Psaila, Stephen Psaila
  • Period: Phoenician-Punic Period
  • Inventory number: 4060

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