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Relief, Funeral Banquet

ca. A.D. 200–250

Limestone

52.71 × 56.2 × 8.9 cm (20 3/4 × 22 1/8 × 3 1/2 in.)
Purchased for the University by Prof. Rostovtzeff
1931.138
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Palmyra
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Bibliography: 

William E. Mierse and Florence D. Friedman, To Bid Farewell: Images of Death in the Ancient World, exh. cat. (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1987), no. 2, ill.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 267.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 376, no. 75, pl. 75.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 343, no. 181, pl. 181.

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.