Home : Complete Site List : Search : What's New? : Permission to Use : Contact Us

Clay Masks

< Prev | 12 of 12 | Next >
Clay Masks
Click Photo for Larger Version
Please read before you download

Images and/or text from holylandphotos.org are NOT TO BE USED ON OTHER WEB SITES, NOR COMMERCIALLY, without special permission. To request permission contact us at HolyLandPhotos@comcast.net.

Photo Comments

 This pair of clay pottery masks were found at Hazor.  They date to the 14th-13th centuries B.C.

Three pairs of holes were punched in each mask so that they could be tied onto other objects—presumably statue heads—and used in religious ceremonies

Commentary modified from the display in the Israel Museum.