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A musical ensemble on a ritual stand

A musical ensemble on a ritual stand

A musical ensemble on a ritual stand

Pottery

H: 34.7; Diam: 16.2 cm

Israel Antiquities Authority
IAA:

1968-1182

Archaeology/Israelite & Persian Periods

This stand, used for offerings of food or incense, is decorated with musicians: two playing the flute, one the cymbals, another a lyre, and the last a tambourine. Above the musicians runs a procession of three animals, perhaps representing sacrifices.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Hestrin, Ruth, The Philistines and the other Sea Peoples, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1970

The Israel Museum, Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005

Zalmona, Yigal, ed., The Israel Museum at 40: Masterworks of Beauty and Sanctity, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2005

Exhibitions:

Philistines and the other Sea People, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 10/03/1970 - 31/10/1970