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Door Handle

Knocker

Object Number:29-108-104
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level I or II, LTW, Room 118
Period: Byzantine
Early Arabic
Date Made: 300-1100 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 1100
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Lion
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:1994 - Field No SF

Description

In the form of a hollow lion's head holding a ring in his mouth. At regular intervals around the head are nine projections terminating in knobs. Pierced in four places for attachment. Similar to 29-108-105 (Field No 3303)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 131View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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