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Object Number:29-104-23
Current Location: Eastern Mediterranean Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN IV, Tomb 219
Section:Near Eastern
Double Crown
Height: 1 cm
Length: 2 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:26-10-187 - Field No SF


In gold mounting with an eye at each end for attachment of the ring. White steatite, brown remains of glaze. On the base is the figure of a king wearing a double crown and holding a sceptre; in front of him is a cartouche containing the prenomen Tuthmosis III.

Oren: “Scarab.” “Description: White steatite with remains of brown glaze; in gold mounting with an eye at each end for the attachment to a ring. Prothorax and wing-cases indicated, legs cut wide open and striated. Back sloping down, head trapezoidal and clypeus in the shape of a crown.

Design: A king wearing the double crown and holding a scepter hqa in front of a cartouche containing Men-Kheper-Ra which is the prenomen of Thuthmose III.”

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998 - 02 Aug 2021) View Objects in Exhibition
Eastern Mediterranean Gallery: Crossroads of Culture (19 Nov 2022) View Objects in Exhibition


[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 126, no. 12; Page 243, opposite Figure 49; Figure 51, no. 22View 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. 91View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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