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Summary

Ain Ghazal Statue

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 5-25 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

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Ain Ghazal, Cache of Statues II

Cache of plaster statue

Ain Ghazal, Cache of Statues I

Cache of statues.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The PPNB  B lime-plaster statue of 93 cm high.It was discovered in a large pit about 2.5 meters under the surface. Dates ca 6 750 +/- 80 BC.

Sources:

  1. Fawzi Zayadine, Sculpture in Ancient Jordan, in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, ed. Piotr Bienkowski, Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, pp.31-61
  2. Kathryn W. Tubb, The statues of 'Ain Ghazal: discovery, recovery and reconstruction, Archaeology International. 5 2001, pp. 47-50 - http://www.ai-journal.com/articles/abstract/10.5334/ai.0514/
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%27Ain_Ghazal_Statueshttps://web.archive.org/web/20070221174052/http://menic.utexas.edu/ghazal/