University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Emerson Avery

Life and Death at Beth Shean

By: Emerson Avery

Objects associated with daily life also found their way into the tombs, either as offerings to the deceased, implements for the funeral rites, or personal possessions of the departed.The carefully recorded excavation of the Northern Cemetery provides an opportunity to reassemble the artifacts found together—ashas been done for a 5th-century tomb in the Penn Museum’s […]