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Ancient Art

Fragment of Frieze

ca. 113 B.C.–A.D. 256

Plaster

17 × 36.5 × 17.5 cm (6 11/16 × 14 3/8 × 6 7/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1930.546
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Lucy T. Shoe, “Architectural Mouldings of Dura-Europos,” Berytus 9 (1948): 20—3, pl. 8, 189.

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