5686. Stele from Bethsaida. Basalt stele dating from c. 9 – 8th. C. BC found near the gate of the ancient city of Bethsaida near the Sea of Galilee. The image of the deity in the relief has a bull’s head and a pair of horns and wears a sword, these symbols usually represent the Storm God Haddad or the Canaanite Moon God.
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