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Ancient Art

Earring in the shape of female figure

323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Silver

1 7/8 × 1 5/8 × 7/8 in. (4.7 × 4.1 × 2.2 cm)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1935.555
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Parthian
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (from Baghouz, Tomb S 28), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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