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Closeup Of Top Of Anthropoid Clay Coffin From 12th Century BC

Closeup Of Top Of Anthropoid Clay Coffin From 12th Century BC

In this detailed closeup image, the top part of an anthropoid clay coffin from the 12th century BC is brought to the forefront, showcasing the intricate craftsmanship of this ancient artifact found in Beth Shean. The anthropoid shape, resembling a human form, is a characteristic feature of many ancient coffins, reflecting cultural and religious beliefs surrounding burial practices. The top part of the coffin, likely shaped to represent the head and upper torso of a human figure, is adorned with detailed features. The facial details, if preserved, may include eyes, nose, and mouth, revealing the artistic skill of the craftspeople who created this burial vessel. The clay surface, possibly adorned with symbolic or decorative elements, serves as a canvas that preserves the aesthetics of the period. The artifact stands as a tangible link to the past, offering a glimpse into the funerary customs and artistic sensibilities of the 12th century BC in the Beth Shean region.

Image ID#: 11656 / Category: Arts, Architecture / Price: 499$
Closeup Of Top Of Anthropoid Clay Coffin From 12th Century BC
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