Worshipper Bearing an Animal Offering
20th century BCE - 19th century BCE
2 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 13/16 in. (7.5 x 5.8 x 2.1 cm)
Medium and Support:
R.T. Miller Fund
Location: Currently on view
The worshipper carrying a sacrificial lamb to the altar was an ancient religious motif which survived in early Christian art in representations of the Good Shepherd. Perhaps this mold-made plaque was used as a token for service rendered in the temple.
[Gallery label text, 1995]