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Ancient Art

Fragment of a statuette of nude male

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Gypsum

8.5 × 4 × 2.5 cm (3 3/8 × 1 9/16 × 1 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5334
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block D4, Street K), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.