University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:29-104-173
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Egyptian
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Period: Early Bronze Age
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ivory
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Bes
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:26-10-241 - Field No SF

Description

Ivory, remains of glaze. Plaque with figures of Bes and other deities incised on both sides, surmounted by a temple cornice. With an attachment above for suspension in the form of a multiple bead. Incomplete.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Excavations in the Northern Cemetery Area, 1922-1931.. Unpublished manuscript. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl.28, No.19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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