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Object Number:29-103-830
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level V, Room 1029, S. Temple
Locus: Room 1029, S. Temple on Level V
Period: Iron Age IB
Iron Age IIA
Date Made: 1150-925 BC
Early Date: -1150
Late Date: -925
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number25-10-298 - Field No SF

Description

Bell shaped base, sides contracting to a sharply ribbed shoulder. Two loop handles below shoulder on qhich sad birds (shoulder, rim, handle and birds now missing). Between handles are four triangular apertures in which sit birds, with four snakes in relief winding up the sides of the object to the apertures. Below are four more tirangular apertures containing birds. Black ware burning brown, reddish brown slip. Fragmentary and incomplete.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Betancourt, Philip P., et al. Ceramic Stands-A Group of Domestic and Ritual Objects from Crete and the Near East. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 26 (1) Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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