Canaan and Israel Gallery|
Currently On Display
|Archaeology Area:||Room 1136, Level IV|
|Period:||Iron Age IIB|
|Date Made:||925-720 BCE|
|Credit Line:||Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928|
|Other Number:||26-11-263 - Field No SF|
Red onyx? In two registers: the upper bearing a winged god holding 2 horned animals by their tails; facing the god is another horned animal reared on his hind legs; a kneeling figure shooting an arrow at another horned animal which faces him; in front of his feet is a kneeling winged animal or bird. The lower a ceremony; a seated god holding a vase, in back of him is a man holding a fan (?); while in front and facing him is another human figure holding a banner (?); between the god and the man facing him is a vase (or incense burner); in back of this man is a horned animal reared on his hind legs, with head turned back to a tree which is immediately behind him; on the other side of the tree is a second vase (or incense burner?) and facing it a winged animal; above this animal is a lentoid-shaped sign.
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|Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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