Canaan and Israel Gallery|
Currently On Display
|Archaeology Area:||Room 1232, Level IX|
|Period:||Late Bronze IB|
Late bronze IIA
|Date Made:||1470-1300 BC|
|Credit Line:||Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928|
|Other Number:||27-10-45 - Field No SF|
Amethyst. With name of Sesostris I, around which is a spiral pattern. Hole bored from both ends.
Rowe: "A beautiful amethyst scarab dating to somewhere about the same period as these graves found in No. IX city level n 1927; this bore the name of Sesostris I of the Xiith Dynasty (1970 - 1935 BC), and came from the inner sancutary of the temple of the god Mekal"
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