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Terracotta: AN1968.1385

Object: Bird on a pedestal

Period: Iron Age

Dimensions: H: 6.8cm.

Region: Southern Levant, Judah

Find Spot: Jerusalem, (771; inside cave)

Description: baked; handmodelled; black core, pink fabric; white wash and paint traces; head and wings missing; bell-shaped pillar with concave base.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 308

Follow this link to the Southern Levant in the Iron Age Chapter of the Catalogue