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Ancient Art

Parthian Head with Tripartite Hairdo

ca. 113 B.C.–A.D. 164

Plaster

19.5 × 14.5 × 12 cm (7 11/16 × 5 11/16 × 4 3/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1221
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (surface), 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), 89–90, no. 73, pl. 20, fig. 73.

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