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Scarab

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Object Number:29-104-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN II, 42/x-3; Class B
Period: Middle Bronze Age
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite
Technique:Glazed
Incised
Height: 0.9 cm
Length: 1.9 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:1559 - Field No SF

Description

White steatite; yellow remains of glaze. With incised linear design on base.

Oren: "Scarab" “Description: Steatite covered with yellowish glaze.

Head: Trapezoidal, partly covered by triangular clypeus.

Back: Plain, except for side notches to indicate begging of elytra.

Design: A double twist occupies the center between two vertical lines; the remaining space at the sides is filled with three or four cross-bars and (to the left) a trace of curved lines.”

Bibliography:

[Book] Oren, Eliezer D. 1973. The Northern Cemetery of Beth Shan.. Leiden. E. J. Brill. pg. xx, 307 p. with illus., 3 fold. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 95, no. 3; Page 203, opposite Figure 34; Figure 51, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Keel, Othmar. 2010. Corpus der Stempelsiegel-Amulette aus Palästina/Israel : von den Anfängen bis zur Perserzeit.. Freiburg. Freiburg, Schweiz. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pages 130, 131/ cat. no.75View 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 Unpublished manuscript.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.28; no.1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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