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Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Anthropoid sarcophagi
Cemetery at Deir el-Balah
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Eight pomegranate-shaped pendants
Provenance unknown
14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Earring
Provenance unknown
16th – 15th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Applique
Provenance unknown
14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine of a worshiper
Tel Jarmuth
Early Bronze Age, 2650–2300 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jar with a dipper juglet
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Cooking pot
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Tray
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Oil lamps
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Spouted krater
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Model house
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Game board
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Hairpin
Megiddo
Early Bronze Age, 3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Necklace of beads and pendants, restrung
Tel Esur
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Drop-shaped pendants
En Hame‘ara
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Finger ring
Azor
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Earring
En Hanaziv
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Teapot
Tel Kitan
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Teapot
Beth Ulla
Early Bronze Age, 3500–2300 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Potter’s wheel with lumps of clay
Beth Yerah
Early Bronze Age, 2650–2300 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Juglet
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jug
Beth Ulla
Early Bronze Age, 3500–2300 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jarlet
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jarlet
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Small jar with lid
Nahal Tabor
Late Chalcolithic period, 4000–3500 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature juglet
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Decorated cup
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jarlet
Beth Ulla
Early Bronze Age, 3500–2300 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature amphoriskos
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature amphoriskos
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature juglet
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature juglet
Beth Ulla
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature juglet
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Twin vessel
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jug decorated in net-pattern
Nahal Tabor
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Amphoriskos
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Amphoriskos
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jar decorated with band-slip
Tel Kitan
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jar decorated with band-slip
Tel Kitan
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Vase decorated with band-slip
Tel Kitan
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jar decorated with a snake in relief
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Incense stand
Provenance unknown
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Incense stand
Nahal Tabor
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bull’s head
Beth Yerah
Early Bronze Age, 2650–2300 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bull figurine
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl decorated with two ibex in relief
Beth Shean Valley
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Hoard of copper objects
Kfar Monash
Early Bronze Age, 2950–2650 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jar from Egypt bearing the name of a king of the First Dynasty
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Cylindrical vessel for cheese from Egypt
Tel Erani
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Globular jar, perhaps for perfume, from Egypt
Tel Erani
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Egyptian jar bearing a pharaoh’s name
Arad
Early Bronze Age, 3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Grinding palette from Egypt
Azor
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Knife from Egypt
Azor
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Miniature Egyptian-style vessels
Tel Erani
Early Bronze Age, 3500–3000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Rare goblet
Ein Samiya, near Ramallah
Intermediate Bronze Age, 2300–2000 BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Lion and lioness at play
Beth Shean
Late Canaanite period, 14th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Reconstructed jewelry box
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Statue of a figure with a large basin
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Peg-shaped figurine of a god
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Plaque in the shape of a goddess
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Plaque in the shape of a goddess
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Plaque depicting a goddess in relief
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Statue of the storm god poised to strike
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Statue of an enthroned king wearing a broad-hemmed cloak
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Statue of a seated god
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Pendant bearing divine symbols
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Earring bearing divine symbols
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine in the shape of a crouching lion
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Ceremonial scimitar
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Egyptian-type axe
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Lion-shaped vessel for liquid offerings
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Head of an Egyptian king, originally inlaid, part of a figurine imported from Egypt
Hazor
Middle Canaanite period, 20th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Vessel for liquid offerings
Holy of Holies, Orthostat Temple, Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Standing stone decorated with a horned sun disk in the center
Holy of Holies, Orthostat Temple, Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Statue of the storm god on the back of a bull
Orthostat Temple, Hazor
Late Canaanite period, Second half of the 2nd millennium BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Basin with spiral decoration for liquid offerings
Holy of Holies, Orthostat Temple, Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Offering table
Holy of Holies, Orthostat Temple, Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Cultic objects from the “Shrine of the Stelae”
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Juglet decorated with the figure of a monkey covering its eyes
Nahariya
Middle Canaanite Period, 19th–17th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Sheep(?) figurine
Nahariya
Middle Canaanite Period, 19th–17th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Mold for casting weapons
Nahariya
Middle Canaanite Period, 19th–17th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurines of gods
Nahariya
Middle Canaanite Period, 19th–17th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Plaque depicting a naked goddess on a horse, probably Astarte or Anat
Lachish
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Mold with modern cast of a of a goddess figurine
Tel Qarnayim
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine plaque of a naked goddess, used in household rituals
Tel Batash
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Mold for casting a goddess figurine
Nahariya
Middle Canaanite Period, 19th–17th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Standing stone in the shape of a naked goddess
Tel Kitan
Middle Canaanite period, 19th–18th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine of a fertility goddess
Revadim
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine of a seated god(?) wearing a kilt, mantle, and, originally, a headdress
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine of a striking goddess, probably Anat or Astarte
Dan
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Standing stone depicting the Canaanite god Mekal
Beth Shean
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Wall bracket for a lighting implement or incense burner,decorated with a bull in relief
Megiddo
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bull-shaped vessel and medallion in the shape of a horned sun disk
Shiloh
Middle Canaanite period, 16th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
The calf and its shrine
Ashkelon
Middle Canaanite period, 16th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
The bull and its shrine
Orthostat Temple, Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 15th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Horn-shaped flask decorated with a woman’s head
Megiddo
Late Canaanite period, 15th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Conch-shaped bowl
Megiddo
Late Canaanite period, 15th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Snakes
Tel Mevorakh, Ekron and Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Ritual scepter-head depicting two snakes wound around a framed figure
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Scepters decorated with pomegranates
Lachish
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Scepters decorated with pomegranates
Tel Nami
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Juglet in the shape of a horned animal
Tur'an
Middle Canaanite period, first half of the 2nd millennium BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
“Snake” jug, probably a container for scented oil
Provenance unknown
Middle Canaanite period, 16th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Goblet decorated with a double female head
Tell Abu-Hawam
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Wine set
Tel Nami
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Masks
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Incense stands
Tel Nami
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Fish-shaped vessel from Egypt
Tell Al-Ajjul
Late Canaanite period, 15th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Fish-shaped vessel
Tel Poleg
Middle Canaanite period, 19th–18th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Trident and tongs used for sacrificial offerings
Akko
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Incense stands
Shiloh
Middle Canaanite period, 17th–16th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jug for making beer, from Egypt
Deir el-Balah
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Painted jug from Cyprus
Megiddo
Middle Canaanite period, 18th–17th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Ribbed bucchero jug from Cyprus
Jerusalem
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
“Milk bowl” from Cyprus
Akko
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl from Cyprus
Jerusalem
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bowl from Cyprus(?)
Provenance unknown
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Painted jug from Cyprus
Provenance unknown
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Figurine of a naked woman from Cyprus
Deir el-Balah
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Bull-shaped vessel from Cyprus, used as a rattle
Provenance unknown
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Red-slip jug from Cyprus
Gezer
Late Canaanite period, 14th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
White-shaved juglet from Cyprus
Tel Mor
Late Canaanite period, 14th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Deep bowl from Cyprus
Tel Nagila
Middle Canaanite period, 16th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Deep bowl from Cyprus
Lachish
Middle Canaanite period, 18th–16th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Stirrup jar from Greece
Deir el-Balah
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
“Charioteer Vase”
Dan, made in Mycenae
Late Canaanite period, Second half of the 14th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Plate from Egypt
Tel Yin'am
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Fragment of a statuette of an Egyptian worshiper
Dan
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Egyptian statue head
Tell Al-Ajjul
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Preliminary relief from Egypt depicting a head
Tell Al-Ajjul
Late Canaanite period, 14th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Signet ring
Aphek
Late Canaanite period, 13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Jugs from Egypt, painted red and blue
Deir el-Balah
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Chalcolithic & Canaanite Periods
Vessels from Egypt
Deir el-Balah
Late Canaanite period, 15th–14th century BCE