Location: On Display in the Eastern Mediterranean Gallery

From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-108-28
Current Location Eastern Mediterranean Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN IV, Tomb 239, near broken skull in Eventus A; class G
Period Roman Period
Section Near Eastern
Materials Bronze

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.

Height 6 cm
Length 34 cm
Width 13 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 26-10-491 - Field No SF

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