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Shovel

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Object Number:
29-108-27
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area:
CN II, 18; square shaft; Class G
Period:
Roman Period
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Bronze
Technique:
Incised
Description:
Rectangular, on four short feet. Three short vertical sides rise to a horizontal rim which bears an incised line decoration. At the two closed corners are two globular attachments. It has a long handle, the end of which is in the form of a conventionalized leaf while underneath this is an extension i the form of a hoof. The upper surface of the shovel is decorated with five groups of three incised concentric circles. Badly bent.
Credit Line:
Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan), 1921-1928
Other Number:
944   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1954 - 31 Dec 1954)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Excavations in the Northern Cemetery Area, 1922-1931. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.30, No.4
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