Ancient Art

Baptistery wall painting: Procession of women

ca. A.D. 240-245

Paint on plaster

95 x 140 cm (37 3/8 x 55 1/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1201c
Culture: 
Dura-Europos (Syria)
Period: 
Roman, 3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Clark Hopkins, The Discovery of Dura-Europos, ed. Bernard Goldman (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1979), 90–91, 97, excavation photo, ill.

Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 270, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity, exh. cat. (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 333, pl. 18, fig. 2.6, 10.3.

Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 46, no. 24, fig. 2–7.

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