Plaque of Astarte from Alalakh

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 September 2017
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This was probably a votive offering and may depict a nude votaress. However, it is usually regarded as a representation of Astarte. 1570-1500 BCE. From Level V Palace at Tell Atchana, modern-day Hatay Province, Turkey. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

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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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2017, September 12). Plaque of Astarte from Alalakh. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7221/plaque-of-astarte-from-alalakh/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Plaque of Astarte from Alalakh." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 12, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7221/plaque-of-astarte-from-alalakh/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Plaque of Astarte from Alalakh." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Sep 2017. Web. 04 Dec 2021.

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