Ancient Mediterranean

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ship model

Cat. No.



8th-7th century B.C. (?)


Dor, unstratified context



Fragmentary terracotta model

Accession Number

no. 55459


Kahanov 2004: 171; Stern 1994b: 10, fig. 10

Flat hull. Vertical post with a slightly concave top and an external edge that is hollow/concave.

Very similar to some of the models from Achziv. Stern interprets the extremity as an animal's head but this is unwarranted

Kahanov, Y. 2004. “Boat Models from Tomb N.1,” in E. Mazar The Phoenician Family Tomb n.1 at the Northern Cemetery of Achziv (10th-6th Centuries BCE). Sam Turner Expedition: Final Report of the Excavations. Cuadernos de Arqueologia Mediterranea 10. Barcelona: Carrera Edició, Publicaciones del Laboratorio de Arqueología, Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona, pp. 167-173.

Stern, E. 1994b. “A Phoenician-Cypriote Votive Scapula from Tel Dor: A Maritime Scene,” IEJ 44: 1-12.

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