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Bet Sh'ean, Israel expedition records

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives
Creator:
Fisher, Clarence Stanley, 1876-1941
Creator:
FitzGerald, Gerald Milnes, 1882-1978
Creator:
Rowe, Alan, 1892-1968
Title:
Bet Sh'ean, Israel expedition records
Date [bulk]:
1921-1933
Date [inclusive]:
1919-1984
Call Number:
1031
Extent:
40 Linear feet
Language:
English
Abstract:
From 1921 to 1933, the Palestine Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania Museum conducted excavations at Bet Sh'ean, a site located 12 miles south of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. The expedition was intended to be an extensive research effort in Syria-Palestine, but this goal was never fully achieved due to financial stringencies imposed during the Depression of the 1930s. Clarence S. Fisher, Curator of the Egyptian Section of the University Museum, directed the first three seasons of work at Bet Sh'ean. Alan Rowe and Gerald M. FitzGerald directed the subsequent seven field seasons. Nine major occupation levels were described, the earliest dating to the Late Neolithic, and the latest from the Arab/Crusader periods. Records describing the excavations at Bet Sh'ean consist of forty linear feet of records, including diaries, a card catalog, plans, photographic material, field notes, correspondence, financial records, notes, and publication drafts, as well as dozens of maps, drawings, and paintings.
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Biography/History

In 1921, the Palestine Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania Museum began excavations at Bet Sh'ean, a site located 12 miles south of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. The expedition was intended as the beginning of an extensive research effort in Syria-Palestine. Although the fieldwork lasted twelve years, this goal was never fully achieved due to financial stringencies imposed during the Depression of the 1930's.

Clarence S. Fisher, Curator of the Egyptian Section of the University Museum, directed the first three seasons of work at Bet Sh'ean. Alan Rowe and Gerald M. FitzGerald directed the subsequent seven field seasons ending in 1933. Nine major occupation levels were uncovered, dating from the Arab/Crusader and Byzantine periods through the Late Bronze Age and Late Neolithic. Bet Sh'ean was situated on the main trade route between Egypt and Mesopotamia and the site has yielded abundant evidence of the many peoples which influenced this early Palestinian settlement. Finds show the influence of Egyptian, Canaanite, Greek and Roman cultures.

Fisher first conducted a regional survey with the help of G. B. Gordon, Director of the University of Pennsylvania Museum, in 1919, and selected Bet Sh'ean as a suitable site for excavation. Fisher continued his work in Egypt while in Bet Sh'ean, and the correspondence includes arrangements for the transportation of equipment and workers between Dra Abu el-Naga and Mitrahineh, the two Egyptian sites where Fisher also worked between 1921 and 1923.

When Fisher resigned his position and left the Museum in 1924, Gordon was faced with finding a replacement. Prominent archaeologists such as Woolley, Wace and Wainwright declined acceptance of the Bet Sh'ean field directorship. Alan Rowe, Fisher's field assistant for the 1922 and 1923 seasons assumed directorship of the excavations, which he then conducted in 1925, 1926, 1927, and 1928. Rowe was also primarily an Egyptologist and corresponded with other Egyptologists, such as Alan Gardiner and Battiscombe Gunn of the Cairo Museum, often about objects from the Egyptian levels at Beth Shean. Gordon encouraged Rowe to scout for opportunities to excavate in Egypt and Cyprus. There is also material related to Mitrahineh, Thebes, Luxor and other sites, and the new antiquities laws in Egypt, amongst the correspondence. In 1928, publication arrangements were made for a publication to be called ; however, the book was not published until the 1940's. Rowe was re-assigned to Field Director at Meydum in Egypt in 1929. There is some correspondence regarding Bet Sh'ean with Horace Jayne, the new Museum Director, and others, after this date.

Gerald FitzGerald took over as Field Director for the three remaining seasons, 1930-33. He had worked with both Fisher and Rowe in 1922 and was Assistant Field Director in 1927 and 1928. A. J. Tobler assisted FitzGerald. Subject matter of FitzGerald's correspondence with Horace Jayne includes, along with descriptions of the excavation, discussion of the Museum's financial problems which caused the premature "closing" of Bet Sh'ean and which delayed publication of Rowe's and FitzGerald's manuscripts. In addition to extensive correspondence with the Antiquities Department of the Government of Palestine, there are also letters from William Albright, Director of the American Schools of Oriental Research, Jerusalem; Edward T. Newell of the American Numismatic Society; Pere L. H. Vincent at the Ecole Biblique de St. Etienne, Jerusalem; W. F. Bade and J. Brinton, and other scholars concerning the Bet Sh'ean artifacts, particularly coins, sarcophagi, and inscriptions.

Records describing the excavations at Bet Sh'ean include diaries for 1921 through 1933, a card catalog, plans, photographic material, field notes, correspondence, notes, and publication drafts. The results of the excavations at Bet Sh'ean were partially published by Rowe and FitzGerald in the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's; by Frances James, a Research Associate at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in the 1960's; and by Eliezer D. Oren in the 1970's. The archival holdings for Bet Sh'ean also include manuscripts by Frances James, now being prepared for publication.

Scope and Contents

Records describing the excavations at Bet Sh'ean include diaries for 1921 through 1933, a card catalog, plans, photographic material, field notes, correspondence, notes, and publication drafts. The results of the excavations at Bet Sh'ean were partially published by Rowe and FitzGerald in the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's; by Frances James, a Research Associate at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in the 1960's; and by Eliezer D. Oren in the 1970's. The archival holdings for Bet Sh'ean also include manuscripts by Frances James, now being prepared for publication.

The diaries record the daily work of the excavation, visiting guests, and other events. In some cases the diaries are marked with tabs to indicate the area of the site recorded (for example, the cemetery). These tabs appear to be a later addition (one of the tabs is dated 1959), but they have been left in place. Subject matter also includes - at the end of the entries for a season - lists of rooms excavated in order by period of level, as well as notes on inscriptions, and sketch maps.

Fisher initiated the card catalog system of recording objects and architecture, and Rowe and FitzGerald, with some modifications, continued it. The cards are primarily arranged by area of the site, level, and provenience, but within this order, cards were out of numerical sequence for room or tomb number. Fisher wrote in 1924 that the cards "were guided so that any room or tomb could be selected from the catalogue in a moment," indicating perhaps that a simple numerical order was originally employed, but the cards have been left as found. Dividers for room numbers were added for clarity. In some instances catalog cards were found with publication materials and obviously had been withdrawn from their original archival context. These were refiled in the catalog. Cards of a room number are found roughly in sequence by number and others belonging to the same room number are found at the end (back of the last box).

The field registers record object descriptions (material, dimensions, and provenience, which at times includes the level and date of excavation) and scale drawings. For many entries, museum accession numbers are written next to the field number. Location of an object is indicated by J (Jerusalem), or P (Philadelphia), or when the word "discard" appears. Also, field photograph numbers and notes concerning objects are sometimes listed. A duplicate field register was generated during 1921-23 and 1926 (which may be incomplete). With the exception of sketches, the same kind of information is found, except that the descriptions were edited.

Oversize storage must be checked for fieldnotes and publication materials. These include: mounted small and oversize plates for the cemetery volume; publication plates (plans); plans showing excavation by season and then by level; sections of levels; survey notes, cards and plans; plans labeled "sheet" with NE, NW, SW, or SE designations (which may be the working plan of the first three excavation seasons); and blueprints.

Photographs have been left with the textual files. Photographic materials include negatives and prints of a collection of a museum in Cyprus. Gordon commissioned Rowe to collect information and photographs concerning Cypriot archaeology, with a view toward Museum excavation in Cyprus.

Most of the records within the James Research series are publication materials for her proposed volumes on levels VII, VIII, IX, X-A, X-B, and XI, which span the Middle through Late Bronze Age on the Tell. Of these, working materials for plates and figures predominate. Working materials for figures and plates form the majority of the series of Oren Publication materials also.

Within the series Financial Records, there are some documents concerning the division of objects with the Palestinian Department of Antiquities. These appeared to relate to the lists and documents pertaining to the shipping of objects.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Penn Museum Archives,  July 12, 1985

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Kathy Moreau

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • University of Pennsylvania. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Field notes
Geographic Name(s)
  • Bet Sh'ean (Israel)
Personal Name(s)
  • Fisher, Clarence Stanley, 1876-1941
  • FitzGerald, Gerald Milnes, 1882-1978
  • Rowe, Alan, 1892-1968
Subject(s)
  • Archaeological expeditions
  • Excavations (Archaeology)

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Collection Inventory

General Correspondence, 1919-1953 (Bulk, 1919-1947) .

Scope and Contents note

Letters, telegrams, field reports, official documents from the Antiquities Department, expense accounts and orders and receipts. Includes policies and regulations regarding antiquities. Correspondence arranged by correspondent and then chronologically. Where possible, material within a folder was arranged chronologically.

Box

Fisher, 1919-1924.

1

Palestine Dept. of Antiquities - Gordon, 1920-1925.

1

Gordon - Fisher, 1921-1923.

1

Fisher, Beth Shean Field Reports and Correspondence, 1921.

1

Fisher, 1921-1922.

1

Letter of Fisher to McHugh concerning corpus of Palestinian Pottery, 1927.

1

Shipping, 1923-1924.

1

Gordon - Kenyon, 1924.

1

Gordon correspondence re: the directorship of the excavations, 1925.

1

Rowe - Gordon [1 of 2], 1925.

1

Rowe - Gordon [2 of 2], 1925.

1

Rowe - Gordon [1 of 2], 1926.

1

Rowe - Gordon [2 of 2], 1926.

1

Rowe - Gordon - McHugh [1 of 2], 1927.

2

Rowe - Gordon - McHugh [2 of 2], 1927.

2

Rowe - McHugh [1 of 3], 1928.

2

Rowe - McHugh [2 of 3], 1928.

2

Rowe - McHugh [3 of 3], 1928.

2

Rowe - Jayne, 1929-1931.

2

Rowe correspondence with Vincent et al., 1923-1928 (Bulk, 1925-1928) .

2

Rowe [1 of 2], 1928-1932.

2

Rowe [2 of 2], 1928-1932.

2

Rowe correspondence with Bade and Brinton, 1932.

2

Rowe correspondence with Gunn and others, 1928-1933.

3

Rowe correspondence with Dept. of Antiquities and A. S. O. R. Jerusalem, 1928-1932.

3

Rowe field reports [1 of 2], 1927-1928.

3

Rowe field reports [2 of 2], 1927-1928.

3

Rowe, 1927-1931.

3

Rowe [1 of 4], 1928-1932.

3

Rowe [2 of 4], 1928-1934.

3

Rowe [3 of 4], 1928-1932.

3

Rowe [4 of 4], 1928-1932.

3

Rowe - Government of Palestine, 1928-1933.

3

Financial records, 1928-1932.

3

FitzGerald - Jayne (1 of 5), 1928-1930.

4

FitzGerald - Jayne (2 of 5), 1931.

4

FitzGerald - Jayne (3 of 5), 1932-1933.

4

FitzGerald - Jayne (4 of 5), 1934-1936.

4

FitzGerald - Jayne (5 of 5), 1930-1933 (Bulk, 1930-1931) .

4

FitzGerald - Jayne - McHugh - Rainey, 1937-1953.

4

[Tobler - FitzGerald, Gunn and others], 1929-1935.

4

Tobler correspondence re: curse tablets and amulet, 1934-1940.

4

FitzGerald correspondence Re: artifacts, particularly coins, and publication, 1928-1940.

4

Correspondence re: records stored at Bet Sh'ean and Jerusalem, 1939-1947.

4

Bet-She'an Society, 1933.

4

Diaries, 1921-1933.

Scope and Contents note

Bound volumes with handwritten entries, carbon copies for some. Notes on large areas of the site, such as the Tell, the Cemetery and the Lady Mary Monastery, were kept in separate parts of the notebook. Thereunder arranged first chronologically, by date of excavation, and then by area and by general archaeological provenience (room number or tomb number). Within the latter, a chronological order is usually but not always maintained.

Box

Field Diaries-Fisher 1921-1923.

5

Field Diaries-Rowe 1925.

6

Field Diaries-Rowe 1925-1926.

7

Field Diaries-Rowe 1926.

8
Bin

Field Diaries-Rowe 1927.

9
Box

Field Diaries-Rowe 1928.

10

Field Diaries-FitzGerald 1930-1931.

11

Field Diaries-FitzGerald 1931-1933.

12

Field Diary-Fisher, manuscript 1921 (1 of 3).

13

Field Diary - Fisher, manuscript 1921 (2 of 3).

13

Field Diary - Fisher, manuscript 1921 (3 of 3).

13

Field Diary-Fisher, manuscript 1923 (1 of 2).

13

Field Diary-Fisher, manuscript 1923 (2 of 2).

13

Field Diary-Fisher, typed, c. 1 1921.

13

Field Diary-Fisher, typed, c. 2 1921.

13

Field Diary-Fisher, typed, c. 1 1922.

13

Field Diary-Fisher, typed, c. 2 1922.

13

Index to Fisher diaries (F. James) 1921-1922.

13

Field Diary-Fisher, typed 1923.

13

F. James notes on Fisher diary 1923.

13

Field Diary-Rowe, manuscript 1925 (1 of 2).

13

Field Diary-Rowe, manuscript 1925 (2 of 2).

13

Card Catalog, 1921-1933.

Scope and Contents note

Catalog cards with separate series for the years 1921-1923 and 1931-1933 which are in size 5x8, and for the years 1925-1928, 1933, in size 3x5. Cards are arranged first by major area of the site; for example, the Tell or the Cemetery, and thereunder by level or groups of levels, and then roughly by a general archaeological provenience (room number or tomb number). At times, these roughly follow a field season order. Under archaeological provenience, there are white grid object cards (written description), blue photograph cards, survey and progress cards. An exception are the coin cards which were found in a group, separate from the cards ordered by provenience. For the 1925-1928 season two sets of cards were arranged by field season and then, by provenience and object type. A small group of 1933 season cards were arranged by provenience.

Box

CN I-II/City Wall [oversize from card catalog].

13

Slope trench [oversize from the card catalog].

13
Bin

Level IV, James notes and scheme of plans [oversize from the card catalog].

13
Box

Photographs, notes and illustrations [oversize from card catalog].

13

Summit, burial 1: James notes [oversize from card catalog].

13

LTW, west slope, LTN: sketches of plans [oversize from card catalog].

13

Survey notes, LTE.

13

[Cards found w/Beth Shean photos: summit Level XA and Fortress markers: cards include Redim, lost provenience and Seti Level foundations].

13

Tell: Summit.

14

Tell: Level I.

14

Tell: Levels II and III.

14

Round Church (1 of 2).

14

Round Church (2 of 2).

15

Survey cards.

14

1922 survey.

14

Level IV (1 of 2).

15

Level IV (2 of 2).

16

PBL loci (mostly =IV).

16

Level IV.

17

Level V temples.

17

[Wall index].

17

Coins.

17

Level V, Eg temples (B).

17

Levels V, VI, VII, and VIII: [Level V, Gateway and C and A].

17

Levels V, VI, VII, and VII [includes part - of IX fill, X-a, X-b, tell graveyard].

18

Sorted cards for -IX fill, X-a, X-b, and tell Graveyard.

19

Levels XII and XIIII: [Levels XI and XII].

19

Levels XII and XIII and Levels XV-XVIII [Levels XI, XII, XIII, XIV, and XV].

20

Levels XV-XVIII [below Level XI, XV, XVIII, and XVI].

21

LTW, Fisher's tomb cards, FitzGerald's too.

22

Summit unsorted and unsortable.

22

LTW, West slope, LTN, [includes: Level XI, XI/b, XI/a].

22

LTE [Lower Terrace East].

23

Slope trench.

23

LTN [Lower Terrace North].

23

Cemetery Coins.

24

Rooms A-H, J-L, N-P, R.

24

Pottery Classes.

24

Survey Cards, LTE.

24

Summit: PBL.

24

Misc., FitzGerald draft of diaries.

24

1925 Card Catalog: Tell object cards, arranged by provenience.

25

1925 Card Catalog: Tell object cards, arranged by artifact type.

26

1926 Card Catalog: Tell object cards, arranged by provenience and by artifact type.

27

1927 Card Catalog: Tell object cards arranged by provenience.

28

1927-1928 Card Catalog: Tell object cards, arranged by artifact type and by provenience.

29

1928 Card Catalog: Tell object cards, arranged by provenience and by artifact type.

30

1926 Card Catalog: Cemetery object cards, arranged by provenience.

31

1926 Card Catalog: Cemetery object cards, arranged by artifact type.

32

1933 Card Catalog: Cemetery object cards, arranged by provenience.

32

CN II [Cemetery North II].

33

CN II.

34

CN III surface X and CN II X, 1922.

34

CN surface.

34

CN I-II, City Wall [includes CN surface and CN debris].

34

CN 248, 244, 242.

34

CN 270, 298, 304, 240, 246, 266, and CN surface.

34

CN 270.

34

Diary notes, sketches, excavation notes.

34

Cemetery excavation notes, arranged roughly chronologically [CN IV].

34

CN II.

35

1931 and 1933 Cemetery and Tell diary drafts on cards.

35

Map Series.

Map-case
M-37-1a

1.  Indexical Map. Scale 1:200. Ink on Paper. Shows Overall Plan of Site Maps in Series. Note: "Magnetic North, 22 June 1921". [By C. S. Fisher]. Encapsulated. [Does not fit in the map case drawers—moved to top of map cases].

2.  Beisan. Sheet SE I:1. Scale 1:50. [Hereafter listing only includes sheet # unless they differ from series pattern].

3.  Sheet NE I [:20].

4.  Sheet NE I:10.

5.  Sheet NW I:10.

6.  Sheet SW I:1.

7.  Sheet NW I:21.

8.  Sheet NW I:11.

9.  Sheet NW I:22.

10.  Sheet NE I:30.

11.  Sheet SE I:0.

12.  Sheet SW I:2.

13.  Sheet SE I:2.

14.  Sheet NW I:12.

15.  Sheet NW I:31.

16.  Sheet NW I:2.

17.  Sheet NW I:20.

18.  Sheet NW I:32.

Field Registers, 1921-1933. Nine oversize boxes..

Scope and Contents note

Loose sheets once bound together by field season. Handwritten entries and sketches are listed by field number.

Box

Field Register (1 of 10).

36

Field Register (2 of 10).

36

Field Register (3 of 10).

36

Duplicate Field Register.

37

Field Register (4 of 10).

38

Field Register (5 of 10).

39

Field Register (6 of 10).

40

Field Register (7 of 10).

41

Field Register (8 of 10).

42

Field Register (9 of 10).

43

Field Register (10 of 10).

44

Field Notes, 1921-1933.

Scope and Contents note

Survey and level books, some with plans, book of plans, rough sketches, notes, maps, plans and tracings, arranged by field season, and at times by major area of the site.

Box

Level books: 1921 and levels for Main Hill.

45

Level book 1923 (1 of 4).

45

Level book 1925-1926 (2 of 4).

45

Level books 1926 (3 of 4).

46

Level books 1927-1928 (4 of 4).

45

Level book: special levels for Ramesside levels [and levels, general] 1925-1926.

45

Level book, Tell 1930-1931 (1 of 2).

46

Level books, Tell 1931-1933 (2 of 2).

46

Survey notes.

46

Book of plans, rough sketches.

46

Notes from Theodolite Survey.

46

Notes from Theodolite Survey 1921 and other notes.

46

Notes from Theodolite Survey 1922.

46

Notes from Theodolite Survey 1923.

46

Notes from Theodolite Survey 1926.

46

Notes from Theodolite Survey [n.d.].

46

Levels for Cemetery, ca. 1922 (1 of 3).

47

Level book, Cemetery 1926 (2 of 3).

47

Level book, Cemetery (3 of 3).

47

1926 [survey notes, unidentified prob. Beth Shean].

47

Maps of Bet Sh'ean district.

47

Plans.

47

Lists of room numbers.

47

LTE: [lists of fieldnotes for objects, arranged by provenience].

47

LTN: [list of field notes available in the card catalog].

47

List of field and museum accession numbers: shell and metal objects.

47

Rowe tracings of Greek and Kufic inscriptions.

47

Photographic Material, 1921-1933. 6 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

Photographs - both original and copy negatives - and photo albums with photographs arranged by field photograph number. 1921-1923 photographs listed by size: "C" photographs are at the front of the register and "A" photographs begin with the last page. 1925-1933 photographs are numbered 1-3007. In catalogs, entries are in order of photograph number, but in indexes, entries are grouped by field season, and then by artifact type, and room and tomb number.

Box

Photo. Catalogue: 1921-1923 seasons, C and A series.

48

Catalogue of Bet She'an Field photographs, Nos. 1-1071.

48

Catalogue of Bet She'an Field photographs, Nos. 1072-2227.

48

Catalogue of Bet She'an Field photographs, Nos. 2228-2353.

48

Catalogue of Bet Sh'ean Field photographs, 1930, 1931, and 1933 seasons, Nos. 2355-3007.

48

Index, Bet Sh'ean photographs: rooms, tombs, Annotated copy.

49

Index, Bet Sh'ean photographs: rooms, tombs.

49

Index, Bet Sh'ean photographs: rooms, tombs, Annotated copy.

49

Index, Bet Sh'ean photographs: rooms, tombs.

49

List of objects with photo. numbers.

49

Miscellaneous Photo. Lists.

49

Photograph Album I: Photos 1-188.

49
Photograph Album II: Photos 189-291.
Related Archival Materials note

Please check Sup. album I for photos. 292-372 which are the Cyprus Museum photos.

49

Photograph Album III: Photos 373-560.

49

Photograph Album IV: Photos 561-576.

49

Photograph Album V: Photos 757-998.

49

Photograph Album VI: Photos 1006 [999]-1250.

49

Photograph Album VII: Photos 1251-1450.

49

Photograph Album VIII: Photos 1451-1628.

49

Photograph Album IX: Photos 1629-1780.

49

Photograph Album X: Photos 1781-1916.

49

Photograph Album XI: Photos 1917-2043.

49

Photograph Album XII: Photos 2044-2184.

49

Photograph Album XIII: Photos 2185-2304.

49

Photograph Album XIV: Photos 2303-2335.

49

Supplementary Album I: Photos 1-580.

49

Supplementary Album II: Photos 581-1376.

49

Supplementary Album III: Photos 1377-2130.

49

Supplementary Album IV: Photos 2131-2354.

49

Supplementary Album V: Photos 2355-2659.

49

Supplementary Album VI: Photos 2660-2950.

49

Supplementary Album VII: Photos 2951-3007.

49

Bet Sh'ean Palestine Photographs accompanying FitzGerald's Field Reports.

49

Object Drawings—Miscellaneous and Unidentified.

Map-case
P-23-4

1.  Cylinder seal of Ramses II. 25-10-1/1021. Pencil on paper.

2.  No. 19. Brick from Egyptian Fort. Scale 1:5. Ink on linen.

3.  [Fragment of inscription]. Hieroglyphic transcript of the Hieratic. Ink on linen.

4.  [Pottery head/face]. Ink on paper.

5.  [Pottery vessel]. Pencil on paper.

6.  [Metal implements]. CN II/92. Pencil on paper.

7.  [Pottery sherds]. Pencil on paper.

8.  [Pottery effigy on vessel]. Pencil on paper.

9.  [Skeleton in burial; Vessel]. Pencil on paper.

10.  [Anthropomorphic vessel; Fragment of sculpture (?)]. Pencil on paper.

11.  [Pottery]. Ink on paper.

12.  [Pottery]. Ink on paper.

13.  [Pottery]. Ink on paper.

14.  [Pottery]. LTE, House III, Cist. 2. Ink on paper.

15.  [Pottery]. LTN, House VI. Ink on paper.

16.  [Pottery]. Ink on paper.

17.  [Pottery]. LTE, House III, Cist. 2. Ink on paper.

18.  [Pottery]. LTE, House III, Cist. 1. Ink on paper.

19.  [Metal objects and decorative motifs (?)].

Working Copies of Map Series. Printed reproductions of site grids.

Map-case
M-37-2

1.  P.B.L. SW I:0.

2.  P.B.L. NW I:1, NW I:0, NE I:0, SW I:1, SW I:0. Scale 1:200. Encapsulated.

3.  P.B.L. NW I:1, SW I:1, NW I:31, NW I:1, NW I:11, SW I:0. Encapsulated.

4.  Sheet SE I:10, NW I:20, NW I:30, SW I:0, 2 squares unlabeled. Scale 1:50.
Existence and Location of Copies note

Two copies available.

5.  Sheet NE I:0, SW I:1, NW I:10, NE I:10, NE I:20. Scale 1:50.
Existence and Location of Copies note

Two copies available.

6.  P.B.L. SW I:1.

7.  P.B.L. NW I:1.

8.  Sheet NE I:20, "NE.".

9.  Sheet NW I:31, NW I:30.

10.  [Unidentified]. (1 of 2).

11.  [Unidentified]. (2 of 2).

12.  Sheet SE I:10.

13.  [Unidentified]. Signed A. R.[owe], 13/9/22.
Existence and Location of Copies note

Two copies available.

14.  P.B.L. NW I:1, SW I:1, NW I:31, NW I:1, NW I:11, SW I:0.
Existence and Location of Copies note

Two copies available.

15.  P.B.L. NE I:2, NW I:0, NW I:22, SE I:2, NW I:10, NW I:2.
Existence and Location of Copies note

Two copies available. [Poor condition]

16.  P.B.L. NW I:12, SE I:1, NW I:32, NW I:21, NW I:0, SE I:0.
Existence and Location of Copies note

Two copies available.

17.  Copies of grid series glued onto large piece of construction paper. Sheets NW I:1, SW I:0, SE I:10, NW I:20, NE I:0, SW I:1, NW I:10, NW I:31, NW I:22, NW I:2, NW I:21, NW I:12, NW I:0, SE I:0, NW I:32 (plus one unidentified square.) [Very poor condition].

Manuscripts and Related Research and Publications, 1921-1940.

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten and typed manuscripts, some are edited typed transcripts of articles and notes. Includes Fisher report labeled . Manuscripts are arranged chronologically by publication date.

Box

Notes from various published sources on the history of Beth Shean (Fisher-Rowe).

50

Notes from various published sources (Fisher-Rowe) [Folder 1 of 2].

50

Notes from various published sources (Fisher-Rowe) [Folder 2 of 2].

50

Fisher, Preliminary draft for Palestine Series, vol. I.

50

Rowe, notes on scholarly literature.

50

Publications concerning Bet Sh'ean, includes Pere Vincent's publication.

50

Field note cards, Rowe manuscripts and typescripts regarding stelae.

50

Manuscript for and newspapers, Rowe.

50

Manuscript with revisions: , Rowe.

50

Manuscript with revisions: , Part I-II, no. 5, Rowe.

50

Notes on (Publication of The Palestinian Section, II), Rowe.

51
Bin

Manuscript, : typed copy with revisions and notes, chapters III-VIII, Rowe.

51
Box

Manuscript with revisions: : typed copy with revisions and notes, Part I, Rowe.

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Manuscript with revisions: The Four Canaanite Temples: typed copy with revisions and notes, vol. II, The Pottery, FitzGerald.

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Manuscript, "The Earliest Pottery of Beth-Shan", XXIV, 1, 1935, FitzGerald.

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Notes, Pottery tracings: 1931, 1933 seasons, FitzGerald.

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Manuscript, incomplete and notes, , Fitzgerald.

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Manuscript, .

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"Digging up Beth-Shan" I-III , 1932, W.H. Sheak.

51

Photographs, publications.

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Photographs, publications.

51

James Publication Research, 1978-1984. 2.3 Linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

Notes on cards, illustrations, caption slips for illustrations, rough sketches for plates; notes from excavation diaries, sketches and plans, arranged by level, locus, and then by artifact type. Edited manuscripts, handwritten and typed, arranged by level or groups of levels. Correspondence arranged chronologically.

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Correspondence of James, Frances W., Research Associate.

54

Plans, levels V,VI,VII,VII and IX.

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Level VII, Locus descriptions, sketches from diary.

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Level VIII, Locus description: plans from diary.

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Levels VII and VIII James notes from the card catalog, includes all levels.

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Levels VIII and VII, notes.

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Original manuscript, VIII-VII, text.

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Duplicate of VIII and VII text, typescript.

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Level VII, finished 1:1 plates.

54

Level VII, slips for 2/5 figs. [captions, figs. 202-228b].

54

Level VII, beads and amulets: caption slips, 1068-1072.

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To be done on VII plan and plates, 10 Gen. [notes].

55

Level VIII caption slips [figs. 101-114].

55

Level VIII caption slips [figs. 115-127].

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Level VIII, Inscriptions, seals, scarabs, beads: caption slips.

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Level VII/C/B/A. Pottery and small finds captions.

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Level VII,VIII, Illustrations, publication of the Palestinian Section (PPS).

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Level VII, Duplicate captions, 2nd. set.

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Level VII, Third set, inc. July 1980 revisions.

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Level VIII captions for figures.

56

Level VIII captions, duplicate set.

56

Level VII and VIII originals from Xerox, 2nd. lot of plates.

56

Level VII/VIII plates, original xeroxes, July 1980.

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3rd. set = VIII figures inc. July 1980 revisions of plates.

56

Cemetery, James notes on metal analyses.

56

Object tracings, cemetery photos.

56

Typed 1928 diary, cut up and ready for pasting on cards.

56

Egyptian master file.

56

Level IX, notes, diary and some find cards not to be published locus 1710 drawings.

57

Level IX, pottery m.s.

57

Level IX, pottery captions figs. 1-18.

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Level IX, pottery captions figs. 1926.

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Level IX, pottery captions figs. 27-42.

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Level IX, small finds, captions, figs. 43-47.

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Level IX, small finds, plates figs. 48-49.

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Level IX, small finds, plates figs. 50-70.

58

Level IX, original and duplicate text.

58

Level IX, captions [Folder 1 of 2].

58

Level IX, captions [Folder 2 of 2].

58

Level IX, pottery, small finds captions, copy 4, dup. typed.

58

Illustrations for IX.

58

To be done on Level IX: pottery plates and plan.

58

Level IX, xerox for IX type series (left over sheets) of plates.

58

Level IX, originals of plate reductions.

58

Enlargements, Level IX.

59

10=X levels and material from diary [notes, sketches and plans].

59

The Middle Bronze Age of Beth-Shan, original MB Age texts.

59

Manuscript, Middle Bronze Age at Beth-Shan, The Tell Graveyard.

59

Three Unaltered second set of 1st. typing of MB and Tell Graveyard.

59

Seven Illustrations for MB volume [lists].

59

Four MB, Level X figure descriptions, captions.

59

Five Xerox CO's, MB and Graveyard, original set xeroxes of plans and plates or figures.

59

Eight MB, set 2, Level X figs: fig. 10 locus 1400 [xerox].

59

Nine set 2: Level X Tell Graveyard [xerox of plates or figures].

59

Work portfolio, style sheet four general.

59

Levels XII - XIX six general xeroxes notes from the excavation diary.

59

Completed drawings, 1980, seven general.

59

Xeroxes PPS ii, i plates 1 general [James working notes].

60

Mycenean ware and Cypriote 2 general [James working notes].

60

Levels VII and VIII spare reductions 3 general [No longer plates for current publication in progress].

60

Xerox of Ch. II, III, V, VII IX pots [Original draft of James now completely revised by McGovern and Bonn, 1985].

60

Financial Records, 1921-1934.

Scope and Contents note

Drafts of captions (for figures and plates), tracings, one catalog, drawings, xeroxes of accession cards, correspondence, notes on cards and photographs, arranged by artifact type.

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Fisher financial records 1921-1925.

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Accounts [Folder 1 of 5].

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Accounts [Folder 2 of 5].

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Accounts [Folder 3 of 5].

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Accounts [Folder 4 of 5].

63

Accounts [Folder 5 of 5].

63

Accounts [Folder 1 of 2].

64

Accounts [Folder 2 of 2].

64

Jerusalem shipping lists.

64

Palestine Accounts.

64

Allocation accounts.

64

Employee payroll.

64

Expedition household accounts.

65

Workmen and servant payroll.

65

Expense book.

65

Payroll and account book.

65

Payroll and account book.

65

[Account book in Arabic].

65

FitzGerald Research, 1932-1937.

Scope and Contents note

Materials relating to FitzGerald's Cemetery volume. Also coin study by Newell whose work was directed by FitzGerald. Edited manuscripts, handwritten and typed, notes, drawings, tracings correspondence and reports, arranged by type.

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, FitzGerald [Folder 1 of 2] typescript.

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, FitzGerald [Folder 2 of 2] typescript.

52

Plans: Northern Cemetery excavations: 1922, 1926, 1930, 1931.

52

volume, ms. and notes for the same, working sheets [Folder 1 of 2].

52

volume, ms. and notes for the same, working sheets [Folder 2 of 2].

52

Drawings for volume, originals, FitzGerald [Folder 1 of 3].

52

Drawings for volume, originals, FitzGerald [Folder 2 of 3].

52

Drawings for volume, originals, FitzGerald [Folder 3 of 3].

53

Plate descriptions, FitzGerald.

53

Object drawings.

53

volume, notes on coins, glass, lamps and other objects.

53

Correspondence and reports concerning coins, FitzGerald and Newell.

53

Xeroxes of correspondence and reports concerning coins, FitzGerald and Newell.

53

Notes on coins, FitzGerald and Newell.

53

Oren Publication Materials, 1967-1968.

Scope and Contents note

Drafts of captions (for figures and plates), tracings, one catalog, drawings, xeroxes of accession cards, correspondence, notes on cards and photographs, arranged by artifact type.

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Correspondence, includes scarabs and metal analyses.

61

Research notes [Folder 1 of 2].

61

Research notes [Folder 2 of 2].

61

Cemetery copies, photographs and artifact cards [Folder 1 of 3].

61

Cemetery copies, photographs and artifact cards [Folder 2 of 3].

61

Cemetery copies, photographs and artifact cards [Folder 3 of 3].

61

Cemetery copies, lists and tracings of objects, grouped by tomb [Folder 1 of 2].

62

Cemetery copies, lists and tracings of objects, grouped by tomb [Folder 2 of 2].

62

Illustrations and catalog of tomb groups [Folder 1 of 2].

62

Illustrations and catalog of tomb groups [Folder 2 of 2].

62

Tracings of objects and object descriptions, includes Tomb Class A and Tomb 42, [Folder 1 of 2].

62

Tracings of objects and object descriptions, includes Tomb Class A and Tomb 42, [Folder 2 of 2].

62

Artifact drawings and pottery profiles.

62

Drawings of coffin lids, University Museum accession cards (xeroxes).

62

Pottery profiles.

62

Publication Plates— by A. Rowe (1940) —Plans.

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1.  Plate I. Excavations of the University Museum...1921-1927. Jan, 1928. Special section A-B through top of Tell El-Hosn. Ink on linen.

2.  Plate II. Plan of upper part of Tell El-Hosn. Jan, 1927. Ink on linen.

3.  Plate III. Plan showing excavations on Beth-Shan tell during 1925 season.

4.  Plate IV. Second plan showing excavations on Beth-Shan tell during 1925 season.

5.  Plate V. General plans showing excavations of 1926 in conjunction with excavations of 1925.

6.  Plate VI. Temple of Amenophis III.

7.  Plate VII. Temple of Amenophis III.

8.  Plate VIII. Temple of Seti I.

9.  Plate IX. Temple of Seti I.

10.  Plate X. Southern Temple of Rameses III.

11.  Plate XI. Southern Temple of Rameses III.

12.  Plate XII. Northern Temple of Rameses III.

13.  Plate XIII. Northern Temple of Rameses III.

14.  Plate XIII. Northern Temple of Rameses III. (Unfinished).

Map Series.

1.  Indexical Map. Scale 1:200. Ink on Paper. Shows Overall Plan of Site Maps in Series. Note: "Magnetic North, 22 June 1921". [By C. S. Fisher]. Encapsulated. [Does not fit in the map case drawers—moved to top of map cases].

2.  Beisan. Sheet SE I:1. Scale 1:50. [Hereafter listing only includes sheet # unless they differ from series pattern].

3.  Sheet NE I [:20].

4.  Sheet NE I:10.

5.  Sheet NW I:10.

6.  Sheet SW I:1.

7.  Sheet NW I:21.

8.  Sheet NW I:11.

9.  Sheet NW I:22.

10.  Sheet NE I:30.

11.  Sheet SE I:0.

12.  Sheet SW I:2.

13.  Sheet SE I:2.

14.  Sheet NW I:12.

15.  Sheet NW I:31.

16.  Sheet NW I:2.

17.  Sheet NW I:20.

18.  Sheet NW I:32.

G. Fitzgerald Excavations, 1930-1933.

Plans—1930.

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1.  Excavations on the Tell, 1930. Scale 1:200 Metres. Ink on tracing paper.

2.  Excavations on the Tell, 1930. R. F. 1/200. Ink on paper.

3.  Northern Cemetery, 1930 Excavations. Scale 1:100 Metres. E. F. Beaumont, January 1931. Ink on paper. [Cut in pieces, missing the top half of the plan diagramming the northern part of the cemetery].

4.  Northern Cemetery, 1930 Excavations. Scale 1:100 Metres. Ink on tracing paper. Encapsulated.

Plans and Maps—1931.

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1.  Level V. Bar scale. Ink on linen.

2.  Excavation on the Tell 1931, Level V. Bar Scale. Ink on linen.

3.  Excavations on the Tell 1931, Level VI. Note: Rough Plan of Tell for Antiquities Dept. Bar Scale. Ink on linen.

4.  Excavations on the Tell 1931, Level VI. Bar Scale. Ink on linen.

5.  Level VI and Late Level VI. Ink on paper.

6.  Excavations on the Tell 1931, Level X A. Ink on linen. Bar Scale.

7.  Excavation on the Tell 1931, Level X B. Ink on linen. Bar Scale.

8.  Northern Cemetery Excavations, 1931. Bar Scale. Ink on linen.

9.  Partial Plan of the Cemetery, 1931. Ink and pencil on paper.

Working Plans, 1931-1933, Levels VI-XVII.

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1.  Level VI, House Near N. W. Gate, 1931. Ink on paper.

2.  Level VI Late, 1931 or 1933. Seti Level 1931, Working Plans. Ink on paper.

3.  Seti Buildings. Ink on paper.

4.  Levels Xa + Xb (Sub Thotmes), 1931. Diagram Showing Position of Pegs 1, 3, 4, 6, A, B. Ink on paper.

5.  Level Xa (Sub Thothmes), 1931.

6.  Level Xb. Ink on paper.

7.  Level XIa. Ink on paper.

8.  Level XIII, etc. Ink on paper.

9.  Levels XIII + XIV. Ink on paper.

10.  Level XIV. Ink on paper.

11.  Level XV. Ink on paper.

12.  Level XVI. Ink on paper.

13.  Level XVII. Ink on paper.

14.  Level XVIII. Ink on paper.

15.  Levels XI-XVII. Working Plans from 1933. Ink on paper.

Northern Cemetery Excavations—Unpublished Plates. Plates XXIII-XLII from Fitzgerald's unpublished manuscript on the Northern Cemetery excavations. Ink on poster board. [Accompanied by list of object numbers and plate descriptions from the expedition records]..

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1.  Plate 23. Class A. Early Bronze Age. Pottery and Weapons.

2.  Plate 24. Class B. Middle Bronze Age. Pottery. Tomb 42.

3.  Plate 25. Class B. Middle Bronze Age. Pottery and Alabaster. Tomb 42.

4.  Plate 26. Class C. Late Bronze Age. Pottery.

5.  Plate 27. Class D-E. Early Iron Age. Pottery and objects.

6.  Plate 28. Scarabs.

7.  Plate 29. Loculus Tombs I. Pottery and objects.

8.  Plate 30. Loculus Tombs II. Pottery and objects.

9.  Plate 31. Loculus Tombs III. Pottery and objects.

10.  Plate 32. Class J. Arcosolium tombs. Pottery, stone and bronze.

11.  Plate 33. Miscellaneous tombs, graves, and surface. Pottery and figurines.

12.  Plate 34. Miscellaneous tombs, graves, and surface. Pottery, bronze, etc.

13.  Plate 35. Gold ornaments, seals, whorls, ivory, pins, etc.

14.  Plate 36. Lamp I. Roman Period.

15.  Plate 37. Lamp II. Roman and Byzantine.

16.  Plate 38. Lamps III. Byzantine and Late types.

17.  Plate 39. Glass I. Large vases.

18.  Plate 40. Glass II.

19.  Plate 41. Glass III.

20.  Plate 42. Glass IV.

Plans and Maps—1933.

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1.  Excavations on the Tell 1933, Levels VI & VII. Blueprint.

2.  Excavations on the Tell 1933, Level XI. Ink on linen.

3.  Excavations on the Tell 1933, Level XII. Ink on linen.

4.  Excavations on the Tell 1933, The Deep Cut. Scale 1:200. Ink on linen.

A. Rowe Excavations, 1925-1928.

Map.

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1.  Survey of Palestine, 1926. Squares 19-21-18 to 19-21-20, 19-21-23 to 19-21-23. [Includes "Baisan"]. Blueprint.

Site Plans and Sections—1925 Season.

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1.  2. Temple of Ashtaroth. Scale 1:50. [Sections].

2.  3. Small temple or shrine with four column bases. XIX Dynasty. Scale 1:50. [Plan].

3.  4. Small temple or shrine with four column bases. XIX Dynasty. Scale 1:50. [Sections].

4.  6. Plan of the temple of the goddess of Ashtaroth. E. Davies. Scale 1:50. [Plan].

5.  6. Temple, probably of XVIII dynasty. Scale 1:50. [Section].

6.  8. Temple, probably of XVIII dynasty. Scale 1:50. [Plan].

7.  Plan showing excavations on Beisan Tell during 1925 season (temple of el-Amarna era, below Seti temple, omitted). Scale 1:200. Cf. Rowe (1940), Pl. III.

8.  Plan showing excavations on Beth Shan Tell during 1925 season (temple of el-Amarna era omitted). Two copies. Cf. Rowe (1940), Pl. III.

9.  Second plan, showing excavations on Beth-Shan Tell during 1925 season. Buildings of Seti I and Amenophis III. Two copies. Cf. Rowe (1940), Pl. IV.

10.  Amenophis III level. [Includes additions from 1933].

11.  Temple of Amenophis III. Scale 1:50.

12.  Pre-Amenophis Level. Ink on paper.

13.  Pre-Amenophis Level. Ink on linen.

14.  Thothmes III level. Ink on linen.

15.  Thothmes III level. Ink on paper.

Miscellaneous Plans.

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1.  Plan of upper part of Tell el-Hosn. Jan, 1927. Cf. Rowe (1940). Pl. II.

2.  Temple of Seti I at Beisan. [1925-26]. Cf. Rowe (1940). Pl. VIII.

3.  Beth-Shan Northern Cemetery. 1926 excavations. A. Abdel Aziz, Jan, 1927. Scale 1:100.

4.  Plan of Migdol, residence, etc. City level VII, (Amenophis III). A. Rowe, 1/11/28. [Published in by A. Rowe (1930).].

5.  Amenophis III Migdol.

6.  Level IV at end of 1928 excavation. Classical temple and buildings at west.

Miscellaneous Sections.

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1.  Amenophis III Temple. Sections A-B, C-D, E-F. Cf., Rowe (1940), Pl. VII. Ink on paper.

2.  No. 1. Section for the model, part I. [Four sections]. Pencil on paper.

3.  No. 2 (+3?). [Four sections.] Pencil on paper.

4.  No. 5. Sections of temple walls. [Four sections]. Pencil on paper.

5.  Square No. 6. [Four sections]. Pencil on paper.

Egyptian Stele.

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1.  47. [Egyptian Stele. Translation Partially Worked Out in Margins]. A. R[owe]. Pencil on Paper.

2.  48. Beisan Stele No. 2: Seti Ist. A. Rowe, 27/6/23. Pencil on Paper.

3.  48. Beisan Stele No. 2: Seti Ist. A. Rowe, 27/6/23. Ink on linen.

4.  49. Beisan Stele No. 3: Rameses IInd. A. Rowe, 24/7/23. Pencil on Paper.

Watercolors with Ink—A. Abdel Aziz, 1925.

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1.  Elevation—Showing details of brickwork in doorway of Egyptian fort. XIX Dynasty. Scale 1:10m.

2.  Typical wall of Egyptian Fort. Scale 1:10m.

3.  Bath made with walls of tiles and stone floor in large Byzantine house. West of Tell top. Scale 1:10m.

4.  Details of masonry in Byzantine wall, west of Tell top. Scale 1:10m.

5.  Details of masonry , inner cross wall of Hellenistic temple. Scale 1:10m.

Ink Drawings—A. Yousef, 1925. Scale: Full Size.

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1.  No. 2. Portion of Egyptian statue of XIX dynasty. Scale 1:2.

2.  No. 3. Stele representing the goddess Ashtaroth.

3.  Stele showing the goddess Ashtaroth of the two horns, and a figure of a woman. Found in the second temple below temple of Ashtaroth.

4.  Fragment of XIX dynasty Egyptian stele.

5.  Fragment of XIX dynasty Egyptian stele.

6.  Egyptian stele. XIX dynasty.

Watercolors—Unidentified [1 of 3].

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1.  [View of excavations].

2.  [View of excavations].

3.  10. [View of excavations].

4.  14. Head of marble statue, probably 3rd century BC, Hellenistic level.

5.  15. [Profile of statue above]. Charcoal on paper.

6.  18. [View of excavation and ruins].

7.  20. [Stele with hieroglyphics].

Watercolors—H. M. Hassan, 1926.

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1.  No. 1. Objects from the levels of the period of Amenophis III, 1-12. H. M. Hassan, 8/23/26.

2.  No. 2. Finds from below the floor of the temple of the period of Amenophis III, 1-3. H. M. Hassan, 8/24/26.

3.  No. 3. Objects from the temple of Rameses II, 1-2. H. M. Hassan, 8/25/26.

Watercolor—O. Avedissian, 1928.

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1.  [Basalt panel from Mekal temple of Thothmes III]. Scale 1:2. #28.11.366/1331. Cf., The Topography and History of Beth-Shan, by A. Rowe (1930), frontispiece.

Watercolors—1928 Finds.

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1.  No. 28.9.246/7350. Scale 1:2. [Pottery vessel].

2.  No. 28.9.249/1350. Scale 1:1. [Pottery vessel].

3.  No. 28.9.288/1345. Scale 1:1. [Pottery vessel].

4.  No. 28.9.20/1332. Scale 1:1. [Pottery vessel].

5.  No. 28.10.6/1353. Scale 1:1. [Pottery vessel].

6.  Nos. 28.11.106/1398, scale 1:1. 28.11.22/1403, scale 2:1. 28.11.177/1407, scale 1/1. 28.10.41/1374, scale 1:1. 28.10.152/1381, scale 1:1. 28.11.1/1390, scale 1:1. 28.11.379/1405, scale 1:1. [Pottery figurines].

7.  No. 28.11.175/1398. Scale 1:1. [Pottery fragments]. Two copies.

8.  No. 28.11.211./1401. Scale 1:1. [Pottery vessel].

9.  No. 28.11.316/1416. Scale 1:2. [Pottery vessel].

10.  Nos. 28.10.218/1380. 28.10.196/1381. 28.10.13/1372. 28.10.72(A)/1371. 28.10.72(E)/1371. 28.10.242/1384. 28.10.72(B)/1371. 28.10.72(C)/1371. 28.10.212(A)/1381. 28.10.72(D)/1371. 28.10.212(B)/1381. 28.10.187/1380. Pottery sherds.

Watercolors—A. Yousef, 1925. Scale: Full Size.

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1.  1. Canaanite temple of XIXth dynasty built by the Egyptians in honor of the goddess Ashtaroth. XIIIth century BC.

2.  4. Cult object found in the temple of Ashtaroth, representing the goddess holding two birds, and having the head of a serpent at her feet. Ca. XIIIth century BC.

3.  5. Canaanite temple, probably of XIIIth dynasty. XVth century BC. (View looking north.).

4.  5. Cult object of Ashtaroth, showing serpents & birds. From the temple of the goddess. [Drawing stained].

5.  9. Stone figure of hawk wearing the crown of North and South Egypt. Found in temple, probably of XIIIth dynasty, situated under the XIXth dynasty temple of the goddess Ashtaroth.

6.  10. Cult object of Ashtaroth. From a room outside the temple of the goddess. Ca. XIIIth century BC.

7.  Quarrymen's marks from Byzantine wall, east of tell top, Beisan. Scale: Half size.

8.  Quarrymen's marks from Byzantine wall, west of tell top, Beisan. Scale: Half size.

9.  Cult object of Ashtaroth. Found in the temple of the goddess. XIIIth century B. C.

10.  Breccia bowl found in temple, probably of XIXth dynasty. XIVth century BC.

11.  Three-handled pot. Found below the temple of Ashtaroth.

12.  Cult objects of Ashtaroth. Found in the temple of the goddess. XIIIth century BC.

13.  Alabaster jar, with handles in the form of the heads of ibexes. Found in the temple below the temple of Ashtaroth.

14.  Cult object of Ashtaroth. Found in the temple of the goddess. XIIIth century BC.

15.  Cult object of Ashtaroth. From the temple of the goddess. XIXth dynasty, ca. XIIIth century BC.

16.  Cult object of Ashtaroth. Found in temple, probably of XIXth dynasty, situated under the XIXth dynasty temple of Ashtaroth. XIVth century BC.

17.  Cult object of Ashtaroth. From the temple of the goddess. Ca. XIIIth century BC.

18.  Cult object of Ashtaroth. Found in the temple of the goddess. XIIIth century BC.

19.  Pottery bowl, from temple, probably of XIXth dynasty, situated under the XIXth dynasty temple of Ashtaroth.

Watercolors and Ink Drawings—A. Yousef, 1925. Scale: Full Size.

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1.  7. Design on serpentine cylinder seal, showing King Ramses II of Egypt, and the Canaanite Warrior God Reshpu . . .

2.  11. Cult object of Ashtaroth, depicting a lioness advancing . . .

3.  12. Clay tablet, inscribed. XIIIth Century BC.

4.  13. Clay tablet, uninscribed. XIIIth Century BC.

5.  14. Jar with Filter Spout. Early Iron Age, XIIth-XIth Century BC.

Watercolors—Unidentified [2 of 3].

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1.  I. Pottery anthropoid "slipper"-type sarcophagus found in Beisan Cemetery, 1926. Belongs to the wife (?) of an Egyptian mercenary from the Aegean-Anatolian regions . . . I. L. N., 1928 [?].

2.  II. Lid of pottery anthropoid sarcophagus of the wife (?) of an Egyptian mercenary from the Aegean-Anatolian Regions. 1926. (Rameses II-Rameses III). Full Size. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

3.  III. Faces from pottery anthropoid sarcophagi of Aegean-Anatolian mercenaries of Egypt. 1926. (Rameses II-Rameses III). I. L. N., 1928 [?].

4.  IV. Two faces, and a foot, from the pottery anthropoid Sarcophagi of the Aegean-Anatolian mercenaries of Egypt. 1926. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

5.  V. Pottery, including bowls, flasks, lamp with four spouts (No. 4) from the burial of an Aegean-Anatolian mercenary of Egypt, 1926. . . I. L. N., 1928 [?].

6.  VI. Pottery jug, of unusual shape, ,with filter spout and long neck. From a burial of one of the Aegean-Anatolian mercenary soldiers of Egypt. 1926. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

7.  VII. Jewellery from the anthropoid burial of an Aegean-Anatolian mercenary of Egypt. Rameses II-Rameses III (1926). . . I. L. N., 1928 [?].

8.  IX. Pottery box with lid. From the temple of Amenophis III. 1925. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

9.  X. Cylindrical cult object with serpent and dove. From temple of Dagon. 1925. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

10.  XI. Pottery box with studs for holding down lid. From altar-room of temple of Seti I. 1925. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

11.  XIII. Pottery and bronze javelin-head from the earliest grave found at Beisan in 1926. Beginning of Middle-Canaanite period (2000-1600 BC.). I. L. N., 1928 [?].

12.  XIV. Glass bottles found in Beisan Cemetery 1926, in tomb of Late Period. I. L. N., 1928 [?].

Watercolors—Unidentified [3 of 3].

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1.  No. 6. A cult object in the shape of a clay cylinder terminating in the head of a pig.

2.  No. 7. Side view of the cult object, of Cypro-Mycenaean type, in the form of the head of a pig.

3.  No. 13. [Unidentified].

4.  No. 16. [Pottery], 1-4.

5.  No. 17. Pottery models from the level of the period of Seti I, 1-3.

6.  No. 19. [Pottery], 1-5.

7.  [Pottery vessel].

8.  [Pottery vessel].

9.  [Pottery vessel].

10.  [Pottery vessel]. Note on back: Beisan—Black and white and colour drawings of objects. Mostly very poor – the colour especially is all wrong.

11.  [Glass], 1-3. Scale 1:1.

12.  [Glass], 1-6.

13.  [Unidentified metal objects], 1-2. Scale 1:1.

14.  [Pottery vessels], 1-3.

15.  [Pottery figurines], 1-3.

16.  [Pottery fragments], 1-3.

17.  [Pottery], 1-4.

18.  [Pottery], 1-5.

19.  [Pottery figurines and vessels], 1-12.

20.  [Pottery fragments], 1-12.

21.  [Glass, pottery, and metal objects], 1-10.

22.  [Glass, pottery, and metal objects], 1-7.

23.  [Pottery vessels and fragments], 1-5.

24.  [Pottery, stone, and metal objects], 1-13.

Watercolors—D. Boulton, 1927.

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1.  Fragment of Egyptian Faience Bowls.

2.  [Various metal objects].

3.  [Pottery vessel]. #27.11.341/1310.

4.  Military Equipment.

5.  [Bone and ivory objects].

6.  Drainpipe. Pre Amenophis III Level. #27.11.327/1306.

7.  Jar Stoppers.

8.  Cult object with plumed Ashtoreth head. Amenophis III level, 1411-1375 BC.

9.  Stele showing Makar... Southern temple of Thothmes III, Early XV cent. BC. Cf., The Four Canaanite Temples of Beth-Shan, by A. Rowe (1940), frontispiece.

10.  Head of plumed Ashtoreth. Amenophis III level, 1411-1375 BC.

11.  Decorated vase from Canaanite temple. XV century BC.

12.  Lapis-lazuli scarab of Sesostris I. XII Dynasty, 1980-1935 BC. Scale 5:1.

13.  Cult object with head of the dwarf god Bes or Ptah-Seker. Amenophis III level, 1411-1375 BC.

14.  Cult object with head of bull Amenophis III level, 1411-1375 BC.

15.  Cult object with head of elephant Amenophis III level, 1411-1375 BC.

16.  Group of objects from the southern temple in the level of Thothmes III. [Various objects: weapons, pottery vessels, figurines, etc.].

17.  [Various stone objects].

Drawings and Watercolors [All are watercolors unless otherwise noted].

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1.  Sheet 2. A. Yousef. [Architectural Detail]. Pencil.

2.  Sheet 3. A. Yousef. [Mosaic]. Pencil.

3.  Sheet 4. 2-6-23. [Mosaic].

4.  Sheet 5. 10/6/23. [Mosaic].

5.  Sheet 6. [Mosaic].

6.  Sheet 7. A. Yousef, 24-6/23. [Mosaic].

7.  Sheet 8. A. Yousef, 18/6/23. [Mosaic].

8.  Sheet 9. A.Yousef. [Mosaic]. Pencil.

9.  Sheet 10. A. Yousef. [Mosaic]. Pencil.

10.  Sheet 11. [Mosaic].

11.  Sheet 12. [Mosaic].

12.  Sheet 13. Published in Fitzgerald (1931) as frontispiece. Mosaic Floor of Byzantine House on the Terrace of Tell el-Hosn (Beth-Shan).

13.  Sheet 14. 3/8/23. [Mosaic].

14.  Sheet 16. [Mosaic]. [Torn—poor condition].

C. Fisher Excavations, 1921-1923.

Map Series (continued).

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1.  Sheet NW I:1. Note on Back: "Summit, NW I:1.".

2.  Sheet SE I:10.

3.  Sheet SW I:0.

4.  Sheet NW I:0.

5.  Beisan — PBL, NW I:1.

6.  Beisan — NW I:10.

7.  Sheet NE I:11.

8.  Sheet I:1.

9.  Sheet NW I:41.

10.  Sheet NE I:0.

11.  Beisan PBL SW I:1.

12.  Sheet SE I:10.

13.  Sheet SE I:0.

14.  Sheet SE I:1.

15.  Beisan PBL, SW I:0.

16.  Sheet NW I:30.

17.  Sheet NE I:2.

18.  Sheet NW I:30.

Map Squares with Theodolite Measurements. [Probably C. S. Fisher excavations]. Pencil on paper (some ink). Poor condition.

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1.  Room numbers 1509, 1512, 1545, 1546, 1547, 1548, etc.

2.  Room numbers 1509, 1510, 1512, 1513, 1515, 1518, 1519, etc.

3.  Room numbers 1511, 1514, 1516, 1517, etc.

4.  Room numbers 1531, 1537, 1538, 1539, 1541, etc.

5.  Room numbers 1520, 1522, 1527, 1528, etc.

6.  Room numbers 1525, etc.

7.  Room numbers 1501, 1502, 1503, 1504, 1505, etc.

8.  Room numbers 1524, 1531, 1540, 1541, 1544, etc.

Plans—City Gate Levels I-II.

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1.  Section A-B Through Main Western Gate, Tell el-Hosn. (City Levels nos I and II). From West to East. Looking North. Bar Scale. Ink on Paper.

2.  Section C-D Through inside of Main Western Gate, Tell el-Hosn. (City Levels nos I and II). From South to North, Looking West. Bar Scale. Ink on Paper.

Northern Cemetery.

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1.  Beisan, Northern Cemetery. Scale 1:100. Two Sheets. Watercolor and Ink on Paper. [Fisher's 1922 Excavations].

Miscellaneous Plans and Sections.

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1.  Sketch Plan. Beisan. [Map of area around Beth-Shan – NEEDS ENCAPSULATION].

2.  Plan. House and Well; City Wall. Ink on Paper. A. R.[owe], L. S., 8/7/22.

3.  LTE, Section at Houses I-II. Scale 1:50. Ink on Paper. Encapsulated.

4.  Field Detail Sheet, No. 1 (NE-11). Scale 1:50. Ink on Graph Paper. Encapsulated.

5.  Field Detail Sheet: Gate, No. 2 (NW-32, NW Corner). Scale 1:50. Ink on Graph Paper.

6.  Field Detail Sheet: LTN, No. 3 (NW-31). Scale 1:50. Pencil on Graph Paper. Encapsulated.

7.  Plan. PBL, NE I:0. Levels 1 to 4. Color coded by level. Ink on Linen. A. R.[owe] 13/9/22.

8.  Byzantine Church, L.T.N. Architectural details. Ink on Paper.

9.  [Byzantine Round Church. Working diagram. Ink on linen.].

10.  [Byzantine Round Church. Working diagram. Ink on linen.].

11.  Plan. NW, Levels I or II. Ink on linen.

12.  Unidentified plan. Part of larger grid.

13.  Plan of wall. Pencil on Graph Paper. Encapsulated.

14.  [Byzantine paved street?]. Ink on linen.

15.  Hatchings for Materials. Ink on paper.

16.  Color chart of Palestinian strata. Ink on paper.

17.  Plan [Possibly camp headquarters]. Ink on paper.

18.  "Beisan. Plan. Dig House?" Ink on linen.

Plans—Miscellaneous.

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1.  [Skeleton in situ]. Ink on paper.

2.  V. Trenches 15-16. Ink on linen.

3.  CN II [Northern Cemetery]. Pencil on paper.

Drawings and Watercolors [All are watercolors unless otherwise noted].

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1.  Sheet 17. Scale 1:5. [Mosaic]. Watercolor and Pencil.

2.  Sheet 18. [Mosaic].

3.  Sheet 19. [Mosaic]. Watercolor and Pencil.

4.  Sheet 20. [Mosaic]. Watercolor and Pencil.

5.  Sheet 21. [Mosaic].

6.  Sheet 22. Arabic Mastaba, W. Terrace. Scale 1:1. A. Yousef, 21/4/23. [Painted sherds].

7.  Sheet 23. A. Yousef. [Pottery shards]. Pen and Ink.

8.  Sheet 24. Pot No. 3096, Full Size. A. Yousef, 5-6-23.

9.  Sheet 25. Full Size. A. Yousef, 14-6-23. [Five bowls].

10.  Sheet 26. Coloured Glass Pot-3314. Full Size. A. Yousef, 18-6-23.

11.  Sheet 27. No. 3107. Full Size. A. Yousef, 20-6-23. [Vase].

12.  Sheet 28. No. 3325 and No. 3321. Life Size. A. Yousef, 24-6-23. [Two vessels].

13.  Sheet 29. [Architectural detail]. Pencil.

14.  Sheet 30. A. Yousef. [Architectural detail]. Pencil.

15.  Sheet 31. A. Yousef, 3/8/23. Scale 1:2. [Architectural detail]. Pencil.

16.  Sheet 32. A. Yousef. [Tiles]. Pencil.

17.  Sheet 34. 13/8/23. [Amphora].

18.  Sheet 35. 13/8/23. [Pottery Vessel].

Published Material.

Publication Plate—"The Discoveries at Beth-Shan during the 1926 Season" by A. Rowe. , Vol. XVIII, No. 1 (Mar, 1927).

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1.  Excavations of Philadelphia University Museum at Beth-Shan, Palestine. Alan Rowe, January 1927. Printed reproduction. Two copies: General section through ancient cemetery, River Jalud, and Tell Hosn, Beth-Shan. From north-east to south-west. Looking south-east.

2.  Excavations of Philadelphia University Museum at Beth-Shan, Palestine. Alan Rowe, January 1927. Printed reproduction. Two copies: Special Section A-B (enlarged) through top of Tell Hosn, showing in schematic form the levels excavated.

Publication Plate—"The 1927 Excavations at Beisan: Final Report" by A. Rowe. , Vol. XIX, No. 2 (Jun, 1928).

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1.  Temples of Thothmes III. Beisan, 1927. Ink on linen.

Publication Plate— by A. Rowe (1930).

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Plate 58. Geological and Morphological map of Beisan by Dr. L. Picard, 1928.

Publication Plates— by G. Fitzgerald (1931).

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1.  Plate XXX. Pottery from the Terrace.

2.  Plate XXXI. Pottery from the Cisterns on the Terrace.

3.  Plate XXXII. Pottery from the Summit and Western slope.

4.  Plate XXXIII. Pottery from the Summit and Western slope.

5.  Plate XXXIV. Glazed Pottery, Black and Red.

6.  Plate XXXV. Pottery from the Trench and Burials on the Northern slope.

7.  Plate XXXVI. Lamps.

8.  Plate XXXVII. Bronze and Iron.

9.  Plate XXXVIII. Bronze and Iron.

10.  Plate XXXIX. Glass.

11.  Plate XL. Stone, Ivory, etc.

12.  [Diagram I] Beth-Shan. Plan of Byzantine Round Church. R.S. Nickson, 1929. Ink on Paper.

13.  [Diagram II] Beth-Shan. Byzantine Round Church. Diagram. The Geometrical Setting-Out of the Plan. R.S. Nickson. Ink on tissue.

14.  [Diagram II] Beth-Shan. Byzantine Round Church. Diagram. The Geometrical Setting-Out of the Plan. R.S. Nickson. Ink on linen.

15.  [Plan I]. Beth-Shan, Arabic and Byzantine Period, City Levels I and II. Ink on linen. 2 copies.

Publication Figures— by A. Rowe (1940).

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1.  Figure 1. Sanctuary of Thothmes III... Looking NW. Ink on linen.

2.  Figure 2. West Gate—Citadel of Rameses II. Ink on linen.

3.  Figure 3. Temple of Amenophis III... Looking NE. Ink on linen.

4.  Figure 4. Temple of Seti I... Looking NE. Ink on linen.

5.  Figure 5. Southern Temple founded by Rameses II... Looking SE. Ink on linen.

6.  Figure 8. Model of staged building... Ink on linen.

7.  Figure 9. Northern Temple founded by Rameses III. Looking SE. Ink on linen.

Publication Plates— by A. Rowe (1940) —Objects.

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1.  Plate XIV. Cult objects. 1925 season.

2.  Plate XV. Cult objects. 1925 season.

3.  Plate XVI. Cult objects. 1925 season.

4.  Plate XVII. Cult objects. 1925 season.

5.  Plate XVIII. Cult objects. 1925 season.

6.  Plate XIX. Cult objects, kernoi, sacred throne and table. 1926 season.

7.  Plate XX. Animal and bird figurines, kernoi, clapper, and tablets. 1925 season.

8.  Plate XXI. Glass and faience vessels. 1926 season.

9.  Plate XXII. Miscellaneous objects of pottery, stone, and bronze. 1925 season.

10.  Plate XXIII. Stone mortars, door sockets, rubbers, and weights. 1925 season.

11.  Plate XXIV. Stone mortars, pots, libation tank, capital, etc. 1926 season.

12.  Plate XXV. Stone weights, etc. 1925 season.

13.  Plate XXVI. Pottery disks, etc., inscribed bricks and capitals, etc., of stone. 1925 season.

14.  Plate XXVII. Stone weights, door socket, etc., and inscribed bricks. 1926 season.

15.  Plate XXVIII. Flints, statue, stelae, etc. 1925 season.

16.  Plate XXIX. Ivory, shell, silver, and faience ornaments, etc./Pot with silver ingots, etc./Pot with gold ingots and silver jewellery. 1925 season.

17.  Plate XXX. Ivory objects/Miscellaneous metal ornaments, etc. 1925 season.

18.  Plate XXXI. Bronze weapons and implements, and miscellaneous objects. 1925 season.

19.  Plate XXXII. Miscellaneous bronze weapons/Miscellaneous bronze implements, etc. 1926 season.

20.  Plate XXXIII. Miscellaneous amulets, pendants, and beads. 1925 season.

21.  Plate XXXIV. Miscellaneous ornaments/Miscellaneous beads and pendants. 1926 season.

22.  Plate XXXV. The Deities of Beth-Shan. 1925 season.

23.  Plate XXXVI. Scarabs. 1925 season.

24.  Plate XXXVII. Cylinder seals. 1925 season.

25.  Plate XXXVIII. Cylinder seals. 1925 season.

26.  Plate XXXIX. Scarabs/Seals/Cylinder seals. 1926 season.

27.  Plate XL. Cylinder seals. 1926 season.

Publication Plates— F. James (1966).

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1.  Typed page 22. P. 9. The 1500 House. Ink on tissue.

2.  Typed page 74. [Page 31]. Classical Temple. Ink on tissue.

3.  [Fig.] 74. Lower Level V Reconstruction of the Southeastern Quadrant. Ink on tissue.

4.  [Fig.] 75. Beth Shan Level V. Ink on tissue.

5.  Fig 76, 1. Small houses north of the 1700 house, Level VI, lower Level. Ink on tissue.

6.  Fig. 76, 2. Comparison of ground plans of Level V and Level VI Temples. Ink on tissue.

7.  Fig. 76, 3. 1045-50 Block in relation to Southern Temple on Level V. Ink on tissue.

8.  [Fig. 77]. Beth Shan Level VI and late Level VI. Ink on tissue.

Publication Plates—Oren, (Leiden, Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1973).

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1.  Northern Cemetery of Beth Shan. Ink on linen.

1.  Publication Plates—Oren, (Leiden, Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1973).

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1.  Figure 16. Pottery.

2.  Figure 17. Pottery.

3.  Figure 18. Pottery.

4.  Figure 19. Pottery.

5.  Figure 20. Pottery.

6.  Figure 21. Pottery.

7.  Figure 22. Pottery.

8.  Figure 23. Pottery.

9.  Figure 24. Pottery.

10.  Figure 25. Pottery.

11.  Figure 26. Pottery.

12.  Figure 27. Pottery.

13.  Figure 28. Pottery.

14.  Figure 29. Pottery.

15.  Figure 30. Pottery.

16.  Figure 31. Pottery.

17.  Figure 32. Pottery.

18.  Figure 33. Pottery.

19.  Figure 34. Pottery.

20.  Figure 35. Pottery.

21.  Figure 36. Pottery.

22.  Figure 37. Pottery.

23.  Figure 38. Pottery.

24.  Figure 39. Pottery.

25.  Figure 40. Pottery.

26.  Figure 41. Pottery.

Publication Plates—Oren, (Leiden, Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1973).

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1.  Figure 42. Pottery.

2.  Figure 43. Pottery.

3.  Figure 44. Pottery.

4.  Figure 45. Figurines.

5.  Figure 46. Pottery.

6.  Figure 47. Figurines.

7.  Figure 48. Figurines.

8.  Figure 49. Figurines.

9.  Figure 50. Figurines.

10.  Figure 51. Figurines.

11.  Figure 52. Figurines.

12.  Figure 53. Figurines.

13.  Figure 54. Figurines.

14.  Figure 55. Figurines.

15.  Figure 56. Figurines.

16.  Figure 57. Figurines.

17.  Figure 58. Figurines.

18.  Figure 59. Figurines.

19.  Figure 60. Figurines.

20.  Figure 61. Figurines.

21.  Figure 62. Figurines.

22.  Figure 63. Figurines.

23.  Figure 64. Figurines.

24.  Figure 65. Figurines.

25.  Figure 66. Figurines.

26.  Figure 67. Figurines.

Publication Figures—Oren, (Leiden, Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1973). Plans and Sections of Tombs. Ink on tracing paper.

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1.  Figure 4. Tombs 108, 108A.

2.  Figure 5. Tombs 87, 88, 89, 116, 117.

3.  Figure 6. Tombs 202A-B, 203, 255.

4.  Figure 7. Tombs 110, 226, 227, 228.

5.  Figure 8. Tombs 90, 92, 96, 98, 101, 102, 103, 104, 107, 109.

6.  Figure 9. Tomb 90.

7.  Figure 10. Tombs 23, 60, 62.

8.  Figure 11. Tombs 30, 32, 57, 66, 69.

9.  Figure 12. Tomb 66.

10.  Figure 13. Tombs 7, 27, 29, 37, 40, 41, 59, 74, 216.

11.  Figure 14. Tomb 27.

12.  Figure 15. Tomb 29.

13.  Figure 16. 257, 260, 262, 296.

14.  Figure 17. 26, 206, 215, 300, 300A, 301, 301B.