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Ancient Art

Marble Fragment

ca. A.D. 200–600

Marble

15.875 × 0.953 × 9.525 cm (6 1/4 × 3/8 × 3 3/4 in.)
Gift of John Crockett
2008.216.86
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Tunisian, Roman
Period: 
2nd–6th century A.D
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Given to J. Crockett in June, 1971, by the Tunisian grandfather of a U.S. embassy, Tunis, driver (Kamoun). From a two-person Roman grave in the family's wheat field near the amphitheater of El Djem.

Bibliography: 

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

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