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Ancient Art

Reed Basket with Leather Covering

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Reed

Diam: 30.5 cm (12 in); H: 12.5 cm (5 1/4 in).
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.465
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block L8 W), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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