Ancient Art

Terracotta figurine with outstretched arms

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Terracotta

L: 4.6 cm. (1 7/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1985.1.5
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
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. Downey, Terracotta Figurines and Plaques from Dura-Europos (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2003), 120, no. 71, fig. 65.

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