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Kohl Tube

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Object Number:29-107-915
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Egyptian (uncertain)
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level VII, Room 1257
Period: Late Bronze IIB
Date Made: 1300-1200 BC
Early Date: -1300
Late Date: -1200
Section:Near Eastern
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:27-10-763 - Field No SF


Fragment of an unfinished tube for holding khol. Seated monkey holding pipe (?). Triangular piece of stone, the back of the monkey forming one of the sides of the triangle; the pipe (?) the opposite sidel the animal's head the apex, the arms and legs of the animal being showing in relief on both sides of the slab.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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


[Book] McGovern, Patrick E., and James, Frances W. 1993. The Late Bronze Egyptian Garrison at Beth Shan: A Study of Levels VII and VIII.. Philadelphia. The University of Pennsylvania Museum Monograph. Vol. II. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 58.3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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