Ancient Art

Red Tapestry Fragment

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Wool

Warp: 9.5 cm Weft: 6 cm.
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5687
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-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.

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