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Vase in bust form

ca. A.D. 165–256

Bronze

8.05 × 6.85 × 3 cm (3 3/16 × 2 11/16 × 1 3/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.2214
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block C7, House of the Frescoes), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Professor Paul V. C. Baur, The Excavations at Dura-Europos: Preliminary Report of the Fourth Season of Work, 4 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1933), 232–35.

Essi Ronkko and Hood Museum of Art, “Hood Museum,” http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu (accessed June 2011-July 2021).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.