Ancient Art

Funerary Statue of Palmyrene Girl

ca. A.D. 100-150

Limestone

Object: 68 x 32 x 17 cm (26 3/4 x 12 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1214
Culture: 
Dura-Europos (Syria)
Period: 
Roman, early 2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Ann Perkins, The Art of Dura-Europos, 1st ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973), 110–111, 125, pl. 50, ill.

Susan B. Downey, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report III (Los Angeles: Insititue of Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles, 1977), 111–112, no. 107, pl.29, fig. 107.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity, exh. cat. (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 374, pl. 73, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.

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