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Slab

Object Number:29-107-961
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Room 1028, base of Byzantine reservoir in S. Temple on Level V
Period: Iron Age IB
Iron Age IIA
Date Made: 1150-925 BC
Early Date: -1150
Late Date: -925
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Iconography:Greek Inscription
Inscription Language:Greek Language
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:25-10-123 - Field No SF

Description

Greek inscription on slab fragment with slightly raised border. Traces of red paint; evidence of erasure.

Rowe: “Nothing is known from other sources about the priests Euboulus, … sos, and Heraclides; but it is hoped that further excavations will provide us with the missing fragments of the monument so that the whole of the text can be read.

[Priests of the] Olympian [Zeus]

[and of the] Savior [Gods].

In the year…..

………………………….of the king.

Euboulos son of Epicrates.

…sos………ou.

Heraclides son of Sarapion.”

Bibliography:

[Book] Rowe, Alan. 1930. The Topography and History of Beth-Shan.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate 53, No. 1; Page 45 (middle)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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