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Ancient Art

Statuette of Man Holding Lamb

ca. 113 B.C.–A.D. 256

Plaster or limestone

5.5 × 4 × 3.25 cm (2 3/16 × 1 9/16 × 1 1/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1931.415
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report III (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 1977), 95, no. 82, pl. 22, fig. 82.

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.