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Scarab

Period:
Iron Age I
Date:
ca. 7th century B.C.
Geography:
Levant, Tawilan
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
0.31 x 0.69 in. (0.79 x 1.75 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.234.4
Not on view
1969, excavated by Crystal M. Bennett on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the University College of London, Institute of Archaeology; ceded to the University College of London in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1970 (but not accessioned until 1977), purchased from the University College of London.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 108 (Jul. 1, 1977 - Jun. 30, 1978), p. 32.

Bienkowski, Piotr. 1995. "The Small Finds." In Excavations at Tawilan in Southern Jordan, edited by Crystal-M. Bennet and Piotr Bienkowski. British Academy Monographs in Archaeology 8. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 80, fig. 9.1:3.
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