From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-108-27
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN II, 18; square shaft; Class G
Period Roman Period
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze
Technique Incised

Rectangular, on four short feet. Three short vertical sides rise to a horizontal rim which bears an incised line decoration. At the two closed corners are two globular attachments. It has a long handle, the end of which is in the form of a conventionalized leaf while underneath this is an extension i the form of a hoof. The upper surface of the shovel is decorated with five groups of three incised concentric circles. Badly bent.

Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 944 - Field No SF

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