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Ancient Art

Bone Pin

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Bone

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.863
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
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.

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