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Scaraboid

Object Number:29-104-29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Room 1136; Level IV
Period: Iron Age IIB
Date Made: 925-720 BC
Early Date: -925
Late Date: -720
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Glass
Copper
Technique:Glazed (uncertain)
Iconography:Winged Serpent
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:26-11-260 - Field No SF

Description

Reddish Glass and copper coated with a glaze (?). Unpierced. Inscription on base divided into three registers: the two end registers bear obscure inscriptions; the middle show two winged serpents between which are three hieroglyphs perhaps meaning "Union of the two lands."

Bibliography:

[Book] Keel, Othmar. 2010. Corpus der Stempelsiegel-Amulette aus Palästina/Israel : von den Anfängen bis zur Perserzeit.. Freiburg. Freiburg, Schweiz. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pages 112, 113/ cat. no. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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