Mosaic Floor from Northwest Room, Round Church on the Tel

1:5 Scale drawing of mosaic

Although the exact function of the Round Church room that this mosaic was found in is unknown, it speaks to the late 5th-early 6th century Christian community’s desire to ornament their new monument with a range of visual emblems of their power and wealth.  

Provenience: Northwest room of the Round Church on the Tel

Date: Late 5th/Early 6th c. CE

Dimensions: 173 cm x 193 cm

Object Number: 29-107-933

Museum Record

Further Reading

Fitzgerald, Gerald M. Beth-Shan Excavations 1921-1923: the Arab and Byzantine Levels. Philadelphia: University Press for the University of Pennsylvania Museum, 1931. Plate XVIII, 3.