Ancient Art

Bronze Ring with Glass Paste

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Bronze, glass paste

2.1 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1932.1439
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Lighting Devices
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Hélène Guiraud, “Intaglios from Dura–Europos,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 79, no. 20a,b, ill.

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