Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Standing stone in the shape of a naked goddess
Tel Kitan
Middle Canaanite period, 19th–18th century BCE
Stone
H: 50; W: 15 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1979-1519
 
 
This standing stone, which may represent a fertility goddess, was discovered in the courtyard of a temple next to a row of large pebbles that faced the temple.


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