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Object Number:
29-107-917
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area:
Level II, LTE, Cistern 6
Period:
Byzantine
Date Made:
300-700 AD
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
700
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Marble (Stone)
Iconography:
Ram
Description:
Romano: "Head of ram from a statuette, twisted slightly to the left. Thick neck, curled horns set close to the sides of the head. Flat top of snout. Shallow eyes set beneath shallow brow ridge. Inner corners of eyes more deeply drilled. Shallow incision for mouth. Hair on neck defined by vertial thickened ridges and grooves."
Credit Line:
Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan), 1921-1928
Other Number:
787   -   Field No SF

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 202, no. 101
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