Ancient Art

Silver Ring and Carnelian Intaglio

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Silver and carnelian

1.6 x 0.48 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.616.a-b
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Inscriptions
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: 

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

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