Archeology

The Musicians of Ashdod

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5 clay figures of musicians playing cymbals, double pipe (2nd & 5th figures), poss. lyre, & tambourine are placed around the center of a cylindrical vessel with bowl on top. Biblical passage I Samuel (10:5) cited describing Philistine musical instruments. Photos of 3 views of the vessel, however figures of musicians are not clearly visible.

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