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Ancient Art

Three-Handled Bowl

ca. 1st–3rd century A.D.

Alabaster

7.62 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm (3 × 10 × 10 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1234
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block G2 43), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 71, no. 54, fig. 3–18.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.