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Scarab

Object Number:29-104-41
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Disturbed debris S. of 1264; Level VII
Period: Late Bronze IIB
Date Made: 1300-1200 BC
Early Date: -1300
Late Date: -1200
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Steatite
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:27-11-15 - Field No SF

Description

Glazed steatite. Figure of the sacred cow wearing a double crown; in front of the cow is a seated man or god with a sign over his head; in back of the cow is a winged uraeus(?).

Bibliography:

[Book] Keel, Othmar. 2010. Corpus der Stempelsiegel-Amulette aus Palästina/Israel : von den Anfängen bis zur Perserzeit.. Freiburg. Freiburg, Schweiz. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pages 154, 155/ cat. no. 129View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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