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Plaque of a goddess

Small, molded terracotta plaque representing a goddess in a flounced robe, facing right, with arms upraised.


1983: Given to the MFA by the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston (from the Zion Research Foundation) December 7, 1983.

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Gift of the Endowment for Biblical Research, Boston

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Babylonian, Old Babylonian Period, 1800–1600 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects