From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-102-274
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area Level II, LTN, House IV, Cistern 3
Period Byzantine
Date Made 300-700 CE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic

Mottled yellow and light brown ware; wide, blackened nozzle; ring base; knob handle; molded decoration of two garlands extending from either side of the handle and surrounding the body aperture. They end at the beginning of the nozzle with two circles, one on each side. Between the circles are two scrolls and from the scrolls rises a beehive which reaches to the nozzle opening. The beehive is flanked by 6 circles, three on each side.

Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 334 - Field No SF

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