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Door Jamb

Object Number:29-107-957
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Room 1096, level VI (late)
Period: Iron Age IB
Date Made: 1150-1000 BCE
Early Date: -1150
Late Date: -1000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:26-8-163 - Field No SF

Description

Fragment of door jamb with 2 vertical columns of hieroglyphs.

Rowe: "In the Late Seti level in 1926, we found in a room just to the north of the Seti temple, a part of a door-jamb (?) inscribed in hieroglyphs as follows: 'Praises be to thee, O beautiful one (ie, the sun god), who possesseth everlastingness...thou didst fashion the Nile...' "

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998 - 02 Aug 2021) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Rowe, Alan J. 1930. The Topography and History of Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 45, No. 2; Page 31 (top)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] James, Frances W. 1966. The Iron Age at Beth Shan.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. pg. xviii, 366 p. illus., plans. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 99.1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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