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Ancient Art

Bronze Ring Fragments with Intaglios

1st–2nd century

Bronze and stone

A and H: 3/4 × 13/16 × 5/8 in. (1.9 × 2.1 × 1.6 cm)
B stone: 7/16 × 1/4 in. (1.1 × 0.6 cm)
C. glass: 7/16 × 11/16 in. (1.1 × 1.8 cm)
E and L: 5/16 × 5/16 × 1/8 in. (0.8 × 0.7 × 0.3 cm)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.621a-e
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (a: block M8 W6, Christian Building, b and e: block L7, Synagogue, 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): 75–77, 79, no. 12–14, 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.