From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-104-30
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN IV, Debris SW of Tomb 219
Section Near Eastern
Materials Steatite
Technique Glazed

White steatite, brown remains of glaze. Base inscribed.

Oren: “Scarab.” “Description: white steatite with traces of brown glaze. Prothorax and wing-cases not indicated; two side notches indicating the beginning of elytra; head and clypeus united so as to form one body; no eyes nor legs. The scarab rests on one socket.

Design: Bordered with a row of strokes, and inscribed with n’n neb as well as neb-like sign on the top. Assigned by Rowe to the XVIIIth-XIXth Dynasties.”

Height 0.8 cm
Length 1.5 cm
Width 1.1 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 26-10-158 - Field No SF

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