Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Avraham Hay
Eulogia token with a depiction of the Adoration of the Magi
Beit Shean
6th-7th century
Pottery
D: 5 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1951-1315
 
 
The eulogia tokens were one of the most common pilgrimage objects of the Byzantine period. They bear variety of scenes.

Publications:
Israeli, Yael, and Mevorach, David, Cradle of Christianity, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2000, English / Hebrew

Exhibition:
Cradle of Christianity, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 28/03/2000 - 30/01/2001

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir