Sarcophagus Lid


Location: On Display in the Eastern Mediterranean Gallery

From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-103-790
Current Location Eastern Mediterranean Gallery - 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

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."

Height 68 cm
Width 58 cm
Depth 30 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 1807 - Field No SF

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