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Ancient Art

Statuette of woman with shawl

ca. 113 B.C.–A.D. 256

Stone

22.5 × 8.5 × 5.5 cm (8 7/8 × 3 3/8 × 2 3/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1217
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block G1 81), 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), 98, no. 86, pl. 23, fig. 86.

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