This statue – barely 170mm high – is of the goddess Tanit, an important deity, of the Phoenicians. It is over 2000 years old and reminds us of the domestic, private dimension of religion. Moreover, it shows us the divine being imagined in a female form in the private female-space of the home.
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Objects of Belief - The Christian Lamp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGpwwgXXWdc&list=UUzdaFtpPWb-Pn6oYXQTCnxA