M0008439: Ancient Canaanite teraphim: figurines of fertility goddess

November 1941
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Wellcome Trust Corporate Archive
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced September 2020: Ancient Canaanite Teraphim. Figurines of fertility goddess.


Reproduction of a photograph of Ancient Canaanite teraphim (idols) of a fertility goddess placed in ancient Canaanite houses to ensure health, c.1800-1400 B.C. The reproduction is from an unknown publication.


November 1941

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.


Where to find it

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