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Lamp

Object Number:29-102-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level II, LTN, Room 355
Period: Byzantine
Date Made: 300-700 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 700
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:3035 - Field No SF

Description

Light brown ware; blackened nozzle; flat base; nearly horizontal knob handle; channel nozzle; molded decoration of a herring bone pattern around the front third of the lamp (the nozzle side), on the middle third of the body is a net-like pattern, and on the back third of the body is a band of horizontal lines and across the back under the lip of the body aperture is a band of knobs beneath which are the remains of the handle.

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