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Ancient Art

Female figurine

n.d.

Terracotta

29.21 × 6.91 × 5.05 cm (11 1/2 × 2 3/4 × 2 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1939.457
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Cave on Irbid Road), 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), 247, no. 15, pl. 15.

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