The Astarte head molded, with wide face, large almond shaped eyes, long nose and thick lips. The hair dress, is similar to the Egyptians in style.

These types of figurines of Astarte, were common in the rituals of the Israelite women. They were found in ancient Israelite sites in the north and Judean sites in the south of the Holy Land.


Cf. Mazar, A., 1992, ill. 11.25, p. 501-502.

Keel O., Schroer S., 2004, p.189