Lion Temple of Jaffa

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 December 2018
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The Lion Temple of Jaffa is located in the heart of Jaffa's old quarter in what is now present-day Israel. It dates to c. 1500 BCE – 1200 BCE when the region was occupied by ancient Egypt. It is believed that the Phoenician and Canaanite goddess Ashtoreth was worshiped here.

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 17). Lion Temple of Jaffa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9742/lion-temple-of-jaffa/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Lion Temple of Jaffa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 17, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9742/lion-temple-of-jaffa/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Lion Temple of Jaffa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Dec 2018. Web. 20 Oct 2021.