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    SYRO-HITTITE. Circa 2000-1500 BCE. Collection of four terracotta votive (?) animals. Ranging in size from 3.5 to 2 inches (8 - 5 cm), this small menagerie includes a stylized cow, two bulls, and probably a dog or wolf. The largest with white slip glaze, with others of generally yellow and orange hues. Minor damage to the largest figure (the head apparently reattached), the usual surface erosion, otherwise intact. Cf. Moorey, P.R.S. Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (Ashmolean Museum, 2005).

    From The Living Torah Museum Collection; ex Michael Kaufman Collection, acquired by private donation.


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    November, 2016
    16th Wednesday
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