Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Masks
Hazor
Late Canaanite period, 14th–13th century BCE
Pottery
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1967-1195, 1967-2243
 
 
Three pairs of holes were punched in each mask so that they could be tied onto other objects – presumably statue heads – and used in religious ceremonies


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