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Ancient Art

Small Fire Altar with Inscription

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Marble

25 × 19 cm (9 13/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1930.629
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Inscriptions
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block H2, Temple of Atargatis), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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