University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-108-28
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN IV, Tomb 239, near broken skull in Eventus A; class G
Period: Roman Period
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number26-10-491 - Field No SF


Incense shovel. Rectangular; on 4 short feet. Down the length of the shovel in the middle of its underside is a narrow raised band. Short vertical sides rising to a narrow horizontal rim which bears incised line decoration. At the two closed corners are two ear-like attachments. Long handle, end of which is in the form of an animal's hoof; at its junction with the shovel, the handle divides into five points; between the hoof and these points the handle is semicircular in section and across it are several raised bands.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998)View Objects in Exhibition
Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Excavations in the Northern Cemetery Area, 1922-1931. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.30,no.2View Objects cited in this Publication

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