Ancient Art

Latin Inscription

A.D. 193–211

Ink on gypsum

82.55 x 63.5 x 6.17 cm (32 1/2 x 25 x 2 7/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1207a
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman, late 2nd or early 3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Inscriptions
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: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), Brody note 23.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 268, no. 59, pl. 59.

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