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Lamp

Object Number:29-102-265
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hellenistic
Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level III, Debris in Reservoir S. of Hellenistic Temple
Period: Hellenistic Period
Roman Period
Date Made: 200 BCE- 400 CE
Early Date: -200
Late Date: 400
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:25-11-156 - Field No SF

Description

Brown ware; wide nozzle blackened by use; ring base; tiny knob handle (chipped); molded decoration consisting of circles around the body aperture and a bottom band of dots. The nozzle is decorated with circles and dots and a celtic-looking knot.

Fitzgerald: “Moulded lamp. Drab ware. In the Reservoir S. of the Hellenistic Temple”

Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1930. The Four Canaanite Temples of Beth-Shan: Part II, The Pottery.. The University Museum. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate L, no. 28; Page 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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