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Black ribbed clay vessel with two handles

A.D. 165–256

Terracotta

15.5 × 18.8 cm (6 1/8 × 7 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.304
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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: 

Michael I. Rostovtzeff, Professor Paul V. C. Baur, and Professor Alfred R. Bellinger, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, 9 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1929–44), vol. 2, p. 33, pl. 48.

Stephen L. Dyson, The Excavations at Dura-Europos Final Report IV, 4 (New Haven: Dura-Europos Publications, 1968), 60, no. 433, fig. 13.

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