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Scarab

Object Number:32-15-398
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: W. of Room 1612; Level XA or XB
Locus: W. of Room 1612
Period: Middle Bronze IIB
Middle Bronze IIC
Date Made: 1800-1550 BC
Early Date: -1800
Late Date: -1550
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite (uncertain)
Iconography:Gazelle?
Branch?
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1932
Other Number:31-10-261 - Field No SF

Description

White steatite (?); no glaze. The base bears the figure of a gazelle (?) above this is a branch (?).

Bibliography:

[Book] Keel, Othmar. 2010. Corpus der Stempelsiegel-Amulette aus Palästina/Israel : von den Anfängen bis zur Perserzeit.. Freiburg. Freiburg, Schweiz. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pages 170, 171/ cat. no. 163View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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