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Door Handle

Knocker

Object Number:29-108-106
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level I or II, LTW, Room 171
Period: Byzantine
Early Arabic
Date Made: 300-1100 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 1100
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Cross
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:2040 - Field No SF

Description

In the form of a cross each end of which terminates in two knobs. In the middle of the cross is a loop attachment holding a ring. The cross is pierced at the top and bottom and in each piercing a fragment of an iron nail remains.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001) View Objects in Exhibition
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:

[Catalogue] Bloom, Jonathan M., and Blair, Sheila S. 2006. COSMOPHILIA.. Boston College. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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