Ancient Art

Large Wooden Buttons

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Wood

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.457a-g
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (a: block B2 D12, b: block C3 B8, c: block M8 S6, d: block M8 W6, f: block L7 W24, g: block J3 19), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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