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Sarcophagus Lid

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Object Number:29-103-790
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN II, 90/1; class D
Locus: CN II, 90/1
Period: Early Iron Age
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Terracotta
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 68 cm
Width: 58 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:1807 - Field No SF

Description

Anthropoid sarcophagus lid. Male head with arms held under chin.

Oren: “Coffin. Clay, lid.” "Gritty dark gray clay, black core; facial features and hands applied. Reconstructed."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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 225, opposite Figure 44a; Figure 52, no. 3; Figure 78, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Rowe, Alan J. 1930. The Topography and History of Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 38, No. 3, 4; Page 39View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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