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Ancient Art

Marble Hand from Statuette

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Marble

3.5 × 3.5 × 6.6 cm (1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 2 5/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.308
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 H4, Temple of Artemis), 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: Insititue of Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles, 1977), 132, no. 152, pl. 36, fig. 152.

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.