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Ancient Art

Bronze Linch Pin ?

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Bronze

1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
with chain: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.3055
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

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

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