Votive Altar for Astarte

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 June 2018

This is a limestone votive altar dedicated to the mother goddess Astarte. End of the 5th century to the beginning of the 4th century BCE. From Lebanon, probably from Fii village. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).


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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