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Lamp Mold

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Object Number:29-107-967
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Period: Byzantine
Date Made: 300-700 AD
Early Date: 300
Late Date: 700
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Limestone
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:118 - Field No SF

Description

Limestone mold for upper part of lamp with high knob handle, circular body, and volute nozzle. Decoration in relief around the body; the discus which is convex bears the incised figure of a seated woman opening a box. 4 knobs around edges for socketing into lower part of mold.

Bibliography:

[Book] Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1931. Beth-Shan Excavations 1921-1923: the Arab and Byzantine Levels.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Plate XXIX, No. 1 (1) and page 40View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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