Bread Stamp

Portion of a circular bread stamp.  The design on this limestone mold features triangular shapes. Found near the Round Church, the stamp would have been used to impress Eucharistic bread.

Provenience: Summit, Room 248, South of Round Church

Date: 400-600 CE (?)

Height: 10.5 in

Width: 6.5 in

Museum Record

Further Reading:

Fitzgerald, Gerald M. 1931.  Beth-Shan Excavations 1921-1923: the Arab and Byzantine Levels: Page/Fig./Plate XXIV. No. 1 and pp. 32 and 33.