This blog is a electronic museum of my collections of antiquities, ethnographic, first editions, retro pottery from the 1950's to early 1970's, shell, mineral and gemstone samples,fossils and other wonderful things! Comments are welcome on the objects including advice which will add to my own wonderment and knowledge.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Phoenician Clay Figurine Fragment of the Goddess Astarte, circa 500 BC, LEBANON

Provenance: Purchased in an antiquities auction (Christies)
Circa: 500 BC
Age: 2500 years old
Size: 5.0cm
Condition: Fragment, presented on bespoke stand.

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