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Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem

Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
01/05
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A stone figurine of a ram, from the New Stone Age, Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, discovered at Tel-Motza, may have been used for good luck to ensure a successful hunt. Photo by Yael Yolovitch, courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority.
Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
02/05
Caption
A stone figurine of a ram, from the New Stone Age, Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, discovered at Tel-Motza, may have been used for good luck to ensure a successful hunt. Photo by Yael Yolovitch, courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority.
Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
03/05
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A stone figurine of a wild bovine, from the New Stone Age, Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, discovered at Tel-Motza, may have been used for good luck to ensure a successful hunt. Photo by Yael Yolovitch, courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority.
Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
04/05
Caption
A stone figurine of a wild bovine, from the New Stone Age, Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, discovered at Tel-Motza, may have been used for good luck to ensure a successful hunt. Photo by Yael Yolovitch, courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority.
Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
05/05
Caption
A stone figurine of a ram, from the New Stone Age, Pre-Pottery Neolithic B, discovered at Tel-Motza, may have been used for good luck to ensure a successful hunt. Photo by Yael Yolovitch, courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority.
  • Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
  • Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
  • Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
  • Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
  • Stone Age Figurines Discovered at Tel Motza near Jerusalem
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Stone Age figurines from the New Stone Age, about 9,500 year old, discovered in excavations at Tel-Motza near Jerusalem, point to the existence of a cultic belief in the region. Photos by Yael Yolovitch, courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority.

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