The Chalcolithic Ram

The Chalcolithic Ram

Stone-Copper Age (4,000—3,000 BCE)

Embroidery: Naama al Awawdah [Es Samu], Khalil District.
Size: 59 x 94 cm

The Chalcolithic ram was found in 1895 by farmers ploughing land near the village of Yazur, 6 kilometres east of Jaffa. It is carved from a flat, squarish piece of limestone.  It was most probably an important object in the religious life of the community

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