Staff Butt


From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-108-362
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area Level VII, Room 1262
Period Late Bronze IIB
Date Made 1300-1200 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze

Butt of a Forked Processional Staff. Crescent shaped end. On opposite sides of the butt is a crossed string pattern decoration in high relief while the top end of the butt is decorated with an incised string pattern encircling the butt. Just below the top end of the butt are two rivet holes.

Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 27-10-817 - Field No SF

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