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Terracotta: AN1968.1404a-c

Object: Box-like structure

Period: Iron Age

Dimensions: 7cm. x 6cm. 8.5cm. high.

Region: Southern Levant, Judah

Find Spot: Jerusalem, (490; inside cave)

Description: (restored); baked; handmodelled; black core, pink fabric; rectangular; door or window opening on one short side; flat roof with low parapet on which there are traces of broken off vertical (?); elements on the surviving corner and halfway along the surviving portion. Fragments of the top of another similar model have the same excavation number (490); they do not obviously belong with this structure.

Reference: Moorey (2004) 311

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