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Door Jamb

Object Number:29-107-955
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Egyptian
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: room 1037, disturbed debris of "Remis side" temple about 1 meter above column bases of lower temple and 5.30 m E. of W. door of Remes Side temple (southern?) on Level V
Period: Iron Age IB
Iron Age IIA
Date Made: 1150-925 BCE
Early Date: -1150
Late Date: -925
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Egyptian Inscription
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 100 cm
Width: 48 cm
Depth: 20 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:25-10-448 - Field No SF

Description

Bearing 2 perpendicular columns of hieroglypic Egyptian text (reading from right to left) bearing name of Ra-meses-user-khepesh (perhaps commandant of the fortress). The left narrow side is smooth dressed the right rough dressed with traces of brick adhering. It is broken at top and bottom.

Rowe: "... a broken lintel unearthed near the temple entrance"

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998 - 02 Aug 2021) View Objects in Exhibition
Eastern Mediterranean Gallery: Crossroads of Culture (19 Nov 2022) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Rowe, Alan J. 1930. The Topography and History of Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 48, No. 1; Page 31View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] James, Frances W. 1966. The Iron Age at Beth Shan.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. xviii, 366 p. illus., plans. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 97.1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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