Ancient Art

Arrow Shaft Fragments

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Reed and feathers

Length (a): 27.8 cm (10 15/16 in.); length (b): 21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.); Length (c): 20.9 cm (8 1/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.445a-i
Culture: 
Dura-Europos (Syria)
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Arms and armor
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

Simon T. James, The Excavations at Dura-Europos,1928 to 1937: Final Report VII, 7 (London: The British Museum Press, 2004), 205, 207–208, no. (a) 733, (b) 734, (c) 735.

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