Philistine Coffin Lid from Lachish

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 September 2017
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Anthropoid pottery lid of a slipper coffin. It was hand-made by coil technique. The facial features were mould-made. There are faint traces of red paint. Philistine. Late Bronze Age. From Tomb 0570 at Lachish, modern-day Israel. (The British Museum, London)

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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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Amin, O. S. M. (2017, September 08). Philistine Coffin Lid from Lachish. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7214/philistine-coffin-lid-from-lachish/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Philistine Coffin Lid from Lachish." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Sep 2017. Web. 27 Oct 2021.