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Cosmetic Pyxis

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Wood

8.8 × 6 cm (3 7/16 × 2 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1981.62.24
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 164–165, no. 118, ill.

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