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Lamp

Object Number:29-102-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN II, 18; class G
Period: Roman Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:931 - Field No SF

Description

Ring base with concentric circles; knob handle which continues onto underside of lamp and has two grooves on it; circular body, short nozzle; impressed molded decoration of diagonal lines on the sides and three grooves over the nozzle aperture; Brown ware with red wash; nozzle blackened by use.

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