Ancient Art

Textile, gold thread

ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Gold

casework: 3.81 x 19.05 x 8.89 cm (1 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.) Object in cut out in case: 3.18 x 13.97 cm (1 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5692
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Textiles
Status: 
Not 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. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 94, no. 61, ill.

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