Jar with incised decoration - 952.118.34_1

952.118.34_1

Jar with incised decoration

Medium:Ceramic (earthenware, thrown), with incised and hatched decoration
Geography: Found in Beisan-Beit She'an (ancient Scythopolis), Israel
Date: 5th century AD
Period: Early Byzantine period
Dimensions:
11.2 x 12.6 cm
Object number: 952.118.34
Not on view
Object History: Acquired from Dr. T. J. Meek in 1952. The find-spot of "Beisan" is marked on the vessel. The site is still known by the Arabic name of Beisan, but also Beit She'an, in Israel, which was the ancient Scythopolis, "city of the Scythians".
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