Ancient Art

Mold for relief bust

A.D. 165–256

Plaster

Mold: 10.8 × 4 × 15 cm (4 1/4 × 1 9/16 × 5 7/8 in.) figure: 10.8 × 2.8 × 14.4 cm (4 1/4 × 1 1/8 × 5 11/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.357a-b
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (2nd or 3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block E3, Roman bath), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report III (Los Angeles: Insititue of Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles, 1977), 126–27, no. 143.

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