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Ancient Art

Inscription

A.D. 66–67

Limestone

55 × 96 × 8 cm, 54.43 kg (21 5/8 × 37 13/16 × 3 1/8 in., 120 lb.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1935.274.1
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
1st century A.D.
Classification: 
Inscriptions
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Forum), present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 241, no. 6, pl. 6.

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