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Rim Fragment

Object Number:34-20-209
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level XI, Rooms 1818-1820, upper walls
Period: Early Bronze IV
Middle Bronze I
Date Made: 2300-2000 BCE
Early Date: -2300
Late Date: -2000
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1934
Other Number:33-9-352 - Field No SF

Description

Rim fragment of a wide pot with nearly vertical sides; the upper part of the exterior is diagonally fluted. Black ware, slip on both surfaces burning reddish brown on interior, light brown on upper part of exterior and black on body. The exterior bears lustruous burnishing. Handmade.

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