Ancient Art

Painted Tile with Face

ca. A.D. 245

Clay with layer of painted plaster

Object: 37.7 x 51.5 x 10.2 cm (14 13/16 x 20 1/4 x 4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.267
Culture: 
Dura-Europos (Syria)
Period: 
Roman, 3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity, exh. cat. (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 339, pl. 30, 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), 50, no. 33, fig. 2–19.

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