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Ancient Art

Hairpin

ca. A.D. 165–256

Bone

10.1 cm (4 in.)
Eros Figure: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.862
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block X7 29, Dolicheneum), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 162, no. 113, ill.

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