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Scarab

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
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

Description

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.”

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998 - 02 Aug 2021) 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 127, no. 14; Page 243, opposite Figure 49; Figure 51, no. 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Excavations in the Northern Cemetery Area, 1922-1931.. Unpublished manuscript. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.28, No.24View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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 138, 139/ cat. no. 93View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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