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Lantern

Object Number:32-15-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 295; entrance; class G
Locus: C.N. 295, entrance
Period: Roman Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1932
Other Number:31-9-263 - Field No SF

Description

Cicrcular in plan, flat base, sides rising verticlly to point above middle, then contracting to loop attachment on top (now missing). Lower part has opening 8.5 cm high and 9.0 cm wide to permit lamp. Seven piercings on vertical sides, top has four. Brown ware, light brown slip.

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