Furniture plaque Woman at a window.
9th-8th c BCE Phoenician Phoenician (Syrian) Sculpture
c. 899 BCE-700 BCE
9th-8th c BCE
Calah (Nimrud). Iraq.
London. British Museum.
Excavated at the northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud. It is possible that the woman depicted is a sacred prostitute connected with Astarte (or Ishtar) the goddess of fertility.
SYRO-PHOENICIAN |Furniture plaque Woman at a window. | c. 899 BCE-700 BCE | Levantine | Phoenician
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