Ancient Art

Silver Bracelet

mid 3rd Century

Silver with carnelian intaglio

5.5 x 6.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.405a-b
Culture: 
Dura-Europos (Syria)
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Status: 
On view*
Bibliography: 

Michael I. Rostovtzeff, Professor Paul V. C. Baur, and Professor Alfred R. Bellinger, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, 9 vols. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1929–1944), 78-80, vol. 2, no.2, p. 78, pl. 45.1; vol. 4, pl. 26, ill.

Hlène Guiraud, “Intaglios from Dura–Europos,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 48, 62, no. 1a–b, ill.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity, exh. cat. (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 362, pl. 59, 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), 70, no. 75, fig. 3–13.

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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