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Strigil

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Object Number:29-108-90
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iron Age
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level V, Room 1350, (containing intrusive Level III debris)
Period: Iron Age IB
Iron Age IIA
Date Made: 1150-925 BCE
Early Date: -1150
Late Date: -925
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Length: 20.7 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number:28-9-216b - Field No SF

Description

Curved blade, the exterior surface of which is decorated with three parallel incised lines extending from the handle to the curve. Long, rectangular handle bearing a stamped hall mark on its inside surface near the blade.

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