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Ancient Art

Silver Ring and Carnelian Intaglio

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Silver and carnelian

1.6 × 0.48 cm (5/8 × 3/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.616.a-b
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Inscriptions
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block B2 D10, private houses), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Hélène Guiraud, “Intaglios from Dura–Europos,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 78, no. 16, ill.

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.