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Terracotta Figure Of Ishtar, Mother Goddess, 1st Millennium Bc

Terracotta Figure Of Ishtar,  Mother Goddess,  1st Millennium Bc Near Eastern photo   Category : Antiquities > Near Eastern
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Uploaded by war-man on Jun 26, 2015
        
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Category : Antiquities > Near EasternItem Id: 130809
Material: TerracottaEstimated value: around 300 USD
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An ivory terracotta standing figure of the ancient Near Eastern goddess Ishtar, ca. 1st Millennium BC
Some discoloration from burial, the head having been re-attached, 3-3/4" (9.5cm) tall, 2-1/4" (5.7cm) across the elbows, and the body is 5/8" (1.6cm) thick
Mounted and labeled on a polished hardwood plinth, the overall height is 7-1/4" (18.4cm)
The name Ishtar is likely Semitic in origin, and was identified in ancient times with Canaanite goddess Ashtoreth or Astarte (Biblical Hebrew עשתרת)
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