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Ancient Art

Green-glazed rims of rope vessels

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Terracotta with Green Glaze

C: 14 × 1.2 cm (5 1/2 × 1/2 in.)
B: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
D: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1931.577a-h
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Michael I. Rostovtzeff et al., The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report IV, Part I, Fascicle 1, 1st, IV (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1943), 38 (.a), 34 (.b1-4), (.c-.d) 34, .b1-4 .c,.d, pl.13, fig. 20 f, or g,.

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