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Door Handle

Knocker

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Object Number:
29-108-106
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area:
Level I or II, LTW, Room 171
Period:
Byzantine
Early Arabic
Date Made:
300-1100 AD
Early Date:
300
Late Date:
1100
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Bronze
Iconography:
Cross
Description:
In the form of a cross each end of which terminates in two knobs. In the middle of the cross is a loop attachment holding a ring. The cross is pierced at the top and bottom and in each piercing a fragment of an iron nail remains.
Credit Line:
Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan), 1921-1928
Other Number:
2040   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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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:

[Catalogue] Blair, Sheila S. & Bloom, Jonathan M. 2006. COSMOPHILIA. : Page/Fig./Plate: 40
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