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Tablet

Object Number:
29-108-602
Current Location:
Provenience:
Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area:
Level II, Room 1055, Byzantine reservoir
Period:
Byzantine
Date Made:
300-700 AD
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
700
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Lead
Description:
In 2 fragments. Thin sheet, rolled when found and originally rectangular. Possibly an imprecation tablet. Incomplete. The exterior surface bears 8 lines, and part of a ninth, of script in Greek characters finely incised; the interior bears about 40 to 43 lines of an inscription also in Greek characters which may possibly by Coptic.
Length:
10.8cm
Width:
8cm
Credit Line:
Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher
Other Number:
25-10-340   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magic in the Ancient World (16 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2017)
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