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Sarcophagus Fragment

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Object Number:31-50-115
Current Location: Eastern Mediterranean Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 241, beside sarcophagus A; class D
Locus: C.N. 241, beside sarcophagus A
Period: Early Iron Age
Section:Near Eastern
Iconography:Male Head
Height: 59 cm
Width: 42 cm
Depth: 19 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-9-200 - Field No SF


Man's head with hands crossed. Grey ware burning brown.

Oren: “Coffin. Lid, clay.” "Gritty dark brown clay, black core."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Canaan and Ancient Israel (18 Oct 1998 - 02 Aug 2021) View Objects in Exhibition
Eastern Mediterranean Gallery: Crossroads of Culture (19 Nov 2022) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Oren, Eliezer D. 1973. The Northern Cemetery of Beth Shan.. Leiden. E. J. Brill. pg. xx, 307 p. with illus., 3 fold. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 245, opposite Figure 50; Figure 58, no. 3; Figure 83, no. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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