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Lamp

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Object Number:
31-50-101
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area:
CN 270, monastery, Room 6
Locus:
C.N. 270, monastery, Room 6
Period:
Byzantine
Date Made:
300-700 AD
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
700
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Greek Inscription
Cross
Description:
Handle fragment of a lamp in the form of a cross (incomplete) which bears a moulded Greek inscription. The handle joins the body at the aperture; in back of cross is a knob (loop handle?) broken off.
Credit Line:
Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan), 1930
Other Number:
30-10-268   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.III, fig.3, #7
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