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Object Number: 31-50-360
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Cn 270, monastery, Room O, South of drain
Maker: Caracalla (uncertain)
Locus: C.N. 270, monastery, Room O, South of drain
Period: Byzantine Period
Imperial Roman Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Caracalla?
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number30-10-322B - Field No SF

Description

Caracalla? Obv: A very worn coin. Faint traces of the imperial bust can still be made out and the features somewhat suggest thos of Caracalla. Rev.: Types and inscriptions completely obliterated. The fabric suggests Palestine.


Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 12, #16View Objects cited in this Publication

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