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Ancient Art

Large Bricks with Traces of Red Painted Decoration

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Paint on baked clay

26 × 20 × 3.5 cm (10 1/4 × 7 7/8 × 1 3/8 in.) 26 × 20 × 3.5 cm (10 1/4 × 7 7/8 × 1 3/8 in.) 19 × 16 × 3.5 cm (7 1/2 × 6 5/16 × 1 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1930.557
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block L7, Synagogue and block D5, House of the Large Atrium), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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