Wooden slab with inscription Maker: Unknown

Medium

Paint on wood

Dimensions

8 1/4 × 23 1/8 × 5/16 in. (21 × 58.7 × 0.8 cm)

Credit Line

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos

Accession Number

1929.370

Period

Roman (2nd or 3rd century A.D.)

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Provenance

Provenance

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Palmyrene Gate), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 92, no. 21, fig. 4–12
  • Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 323, no. 3, pl. 3
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