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Object Number:29-108-27
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN II, 18; square shaft; Class G
Period: Roman Period
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:944 - Field No SF


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.

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[Article] Rowe, Alan J. 1927. "The Discoveries at Beth-Shan during the 1926 Season". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 18. no. 1. pg. 9-46 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Excavations in the Northern Cemetery Area, 1922-1931.. Unpublished manuscript. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.30, No.4View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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