Ancient Art

Painted Tile with Peacock Inside Wreath

ca. A.D. 245

Clay with layer of painted plaster

26 x 40 x 4.5 cm (10 1/4 x 15 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.264
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

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