Ancient Art

Lower half of statuette of half-draped Aphrodite

A.D. 200-256

Limestone

Overall: 11 x 4.75 x 2.25 cm (4 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1931.417
Culture: 
Dura-Europos (Syria)
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report III (Los Angeles: Insititue of Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles, 1977), 31, 153–169, no. 11, pl. 5, fig. 11.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity, exh. cat. (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 366, pl. 65, ill.

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), 117, no. 74, 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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