University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-108-28
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Period: Roman Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:26-10-491 - Field No SF

Description

Incense shovel. Rectangular; on 4 short feet. Down the length of the shovel in the middle of its underside is a narrow raised band. Short vertical sides rising to a narrow horizontal rim which bears incised line decoration. At the two closed corners are two ear-like attachments. Long handle, end of which is in the form of an animal's hoof; at its junction with the shovel, the handle divides into five points; between the hoof and these points the handle is semicircular in section and across it are several raised bands.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Byzantine Studies Conference Mini-Exhibition (08 Oct 2010 - 10 Oct 2010) View Objects in Exhibition
Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Excavations in the Northern Cemetery Area, 1922-1931.View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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