Ancient Art

Relief of Heracles

2nd Century A.D.

Gypsum

22.3 x 13 x 5.2 cm (8 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5309
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report III (Los Angeles: Insititue of Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles, 1977), 23, no. 14, fig. Pl.VII,1.

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