Colored Mosaic Fragment
Excavators at Beth Shean found a variety of colored tesserae that clearly show the range of hues mosaicists could use to decorate homes, business, and worship spaces. While many used local stone, some incorporated glass and shades of rock that must have been imported for the purpose.
Provenience: Level II, Lower Terrace East, House III, upper stratum
Date: 5th-6th century CE
Dimensions: 4.3cm x 5.3cm x 2.7cm
Object Number: 29-105-798