Location: On Display in the Eastern Mediterranean Gallery

From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-102-378
Current Location Eastern Mediterranean Gallery - On Display
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area Level V, Room 1041, upper debris
Period Iron Age IB | Iron Age IIA
Date Made 1150-925 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic
Technique Slipped

Samaritan-ware. Grey ware, red slipped, light brown slip. Slight concave disc base, sides expanding sharply to a high vertical rim; bar handle extending nearly half way round and terminating in a knob at each end; in the middle of the handle is a horizontal projection pierced vertically in each end and having three raised bands between the peircings and extending over the edge of the projections. Grey ware; the interior, and the exterior of the rim with the handle, are covered with a red glaze; the lower part of the exterior surface is covered with a light brown slip.

Fitzgerald: “Dish with bar handle. Good grey ware, the interior and upper part of the exterior surface covered with coral red wash, the whole surface highly burnished or polished. Room 1041 (upper debris)”

Height 4 cm
Outside Diameter 21.5 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 25-10-240 - Field No SF

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