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Object Number: 29-108-105
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level III or IV, Summit, Room 147
Period: Iron Age IIB
Hellenistic
Roman
Date Made: 925 BC - AD 400
Early Date: -925
Late Date: 400
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Lion
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number3303 - Field No SF

Description

In the form of a hollow lion's head holding a ring in his mouth. Around the head at regularly spaced intervals are nine projections, each terminating in a knob. The object is pierced in four places for attachment; in each of the piercings there remains a fragment of an iron nail.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition
Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 68, no. 100View Objects cited in this Publication

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