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Chair

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Object Number:29-107-947
Current Location: Canaan and Israel Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Period: Late Bronze IIB
Date Made: 1300-1200 BC
Early Date: -1300
Late Date: -1200
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Basalt
Technique:Incised
Iconography:Animal
Seth
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:26-8-79 - Field No SF

Description

Hollowed out, each side of seat incised with a winged Set-animal with tail upright. On back of seat are vulture with outstretched wings and claws, latter holding shen emblems of eternity. Also below the vulture is djed emblem with two human hands and arms. Hanging from the arms are two ankh signs. Incised decoration is filled with yellow pigment.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998 - Jul 2021) View Objects in Exhibition

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