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Goddess Tinit Figurines, 5th century BCE

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Hundreds of 5th century BCE clay figurines were found by a diver-fisherman submerged off the coast of Shavei Zion. The figures represent the Goddess Tinit, chief of the Punic pantheon.

Geva, Hillel. Archaeological Sites in Israel. No. 3. Israel Information Center, Jerusalem- 1998.

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