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Ancient Art

Black ribbed terracotta vase

A.D. 165–256

Terracotta

28 × 22 cm (11 × 8 11/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.305
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (2nd or 3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Stephen L. Dyson, The Excavations at Dura-Europos Final Report IV, 4 (New Haven: Dura-Europos Publications, 1968), 63, no. 455, pl.8, fig. 14.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.