From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 32-15-342
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Imperial Roman
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN 292, Class G
Manufacture Location Tyre | Phoenicia
Locus C.N. 292 (Western loculus)
Period Imperial Roman Period | Elagabalus
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze

Newell: Phoenicia

Tyre: Elagabalus, 218-222 AD.

“Obverse: Inscription obliterated. Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Elagabalus to r.

Reverse: VR… Temple of Astarte with six columns; within, statue of Astarte; beneath, in the exergue, altar between murex-shell and palm (obliterated).”

Outside Diameter 2.6 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1932
Other Number 31-11-394 - Field No SF

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