From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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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

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.”

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

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