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Ancient goddess sculpture found by farmer in Gaza Strip

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Statuette is carved out of limestone and around eight inches long. It was found by a farmer working his land in Khan Younis, Gaza. The statue represents the Canaanite goddess Anat, an official says. The find was the latest in Gaza, where tourism at archaeological sites is limited.
3 months ago

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BBC News

Gaza farmer finds 4,500-year-old statue of goddess

The stone head the Canaanite goddess of beauty, love and war is unearthed in a Khan Younis field.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Gaza farmer finds stone statue of ancient Canaanite goddess dating back 4,500 years

The limestone head is estimated to be dated to around 2,500 B.C.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Ancient goddess sculpture found by farmer in Gaza Strip

A Palestinian farmer found a rare 4,500-year-old stone sculpture while working his land in the southern Gaza Strip, ruling Hamas authorities announced Monday.

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Ancient goddess sculpture found by farmer in Gaza Strip

Ruling Hamas authorities say a Palestinian farmer has found a rare 4,500-year-old stone sculpture while working his land in the southern Gaza Strip

3 months ago·United States
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CNN

Palestinian farmer finds 4,500-year-old goddess statue while working his land

A Palestinian farmer working his land in Gaza has uncovered the head of a 4,500-year-old statue of Canaanite goddess Anat.

3 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Ancient goddess sculpture found by farmer in Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Palestinian farmer found a rare 4,500-year-old stone sculpture while working his land in the southern Gaza Strip, ruling Hamas authorities announced Monday. The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said the 22-centimeter (6.7-inch) tall limestone head is believed to represent the Canaanite goddess Anat and is estimated to be dated to around 2,500 B.C.

3 months ago·United States
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