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Ancient Art

Vaulting Tube

ca. A.D. 200–450

Terracotta

6.35 × 15.24 cm (2 1/2 × 6 in.)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.69
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Purchased by J. Crockett in July, 1971, from an antiquarian at Dougga. Said to have come from Bulla Regia.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 143.

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