University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-102-264
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Hellenistic
Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level III, Base of Reservoir by Hellenistic Temple
Period: Hellenistic Period
Roman Period
Date Made: 200 BC-AD 400
Early Date: -200
Late Date: 400
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number25-11-432 - Field No SF

Description

light brown ware, nozzle blackened by use; no handle; circular body; around the body aperture is a high rim; nozzle with incurving sides; undecorated, pared; white inclusions in clay. "This lamp is important for dating the reservoir and through it, the Hellenistic Temple." - from accession card.


Bibliography:

[Book] Rowe, Alan. 1940. The four Canaanite temples of Beth Shean. : Page/Fig./Plate: Part II, The Pottery, Plate L, no. 26, and page 15.View Objects cited in this Publication

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