Phoenicia (UK: /fɪˈnɪʃə/ or US: /fəˈniːʃə/; from the Ancient Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē meaning either "land of palm trees" or "purple country") was a…
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Ivory Panel of a King from Nimrud. This panel shows a man identified as a king by the shape of a serpent (uraeus) at the front of his headdress. The lower right tenon bears an inscription in a West Semitic script. The inscription together with the iconography suggest this piece to be Phoenician, despite being found at the Neo-Assyrian palace at Nimrud. (Source). Nimrud, 900-700 BCE. British Museum.
Model shrine with nude goddess
Phoenician Household Shrine with a Nude Goddess in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts,3rd century B.C. It represents the ancient Canaanite goddess Astarte, shown nude like the Mesopotamian Ishtar, but with an Egyptian face and wig. She stands within a shrine protected by typically Near Eastern snarling lions that support Egyptian columns surmounted by heads of the Egyptian god Bes.