Gold Plaque From Tell el-Ajjul

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 September 2016

This plaque of gold is thought to represent the Canaanite goddess of fertility, Astarte. MBIIC, 1650-1500 BCE. From Tell el-Ajjul, Gaza Strip. (The British Museum, London).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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