Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Inbal Bar Oz
Female figurine, possibly dedicated to the fertility goddess Astarte
Near East
Late 16th–13th century BCE
Originally brown glass, molded and perforated
H: 5.7; W: 2.1; Th: 1.6 cm
Gift of Joseph Meyerhoff, Baltimore, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 84.35.94
 
 

Publications:
Spaer Maud, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum, Beads and Other Small Objects, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001
Israeli, Yael, Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum: The Eliahu Dobkin Collection and Other Gifts, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2003, English / Hebrew

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir