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Ancient Art

Tile with Aramaic Inscription

ca. A.D. 245

Clay with layer of painted plaster

38 × 38 × 4.5 × 47 cm (14 15/16 × 14 15/16 × 1 3/4 × 18 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.256
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Inscriptions
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block L7, Synagogue), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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