Ancient Art

Jar

6th–7th century A.D.

Terracotta

8.8 × 9.1 cm (3 7/16 × 3 9/16 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1929.688
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Byzantine
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa (Church of St. Theodore, room 10), 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), 242, no. 7, pl. 7.

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