Ancient Art

Altar with Palmyrene inscription to Gad of Dura

A.D. 165–256

White limestone

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1929.372
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 (near Palmyrene Gate), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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