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Ancient Art

Purple-Colored Fragment

A.D. 100–256

Glass

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.595
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Middle Imperial Roman
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block L7 W1), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Professor Christoph W. Clairmont, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, ed. Ann Perkins (New Haven, Conn: Dura-Europos Publications, 1963), 144–5, no. 775.

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