University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 31-50-101
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 270, monastery, Room 6
Locus: C.N. 270, monastery, Room 6
Period: Byzantine
Date Made: 300-700 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 700
Section:Near Eastern
Iconography:Greek Inscription
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number30-10-268 - Field No SF


Handle fragment of a lamp in the form of a cross (incomplete) which bears a molded Greek inscription. The handle joins the body at the aperture; in back of cross is a knob (loop handle?) broken off.


[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1939. A Sixth Century Monastery at Beth-Shan. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.III, fig.3, #7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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