Cult Object Fragment


From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-103-858
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area Level VII, Room 1263
Locus Room 1263
Period Late Bronze IIB
Date Made 1300-1200 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic

Cylindrical. Probably from upper part. Ribbed surfaces, exterior surface bearibng modelled head of Ashtoreth (?) wearing a feathered headdress; head perhaps used as a handle. Grey ware burning brown; light brown slip on exterior.

Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 27-11-14 - Field No SF

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