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Shovel

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Object Number:
29-108-28
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Roman
Provenience:
Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area:
CN IV, Tomb 239, near broken skull in Eventus A; class G
Period:
Roman Period
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan), 1921-1928
Other Number:
26-10-491   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010)
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Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998)
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Bibliography:

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