Ancient Art

Textile Shin Guard

ca. A.D. 200–256

Undyed linen

27 x 44.2 cm (10 5/8 x 17 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.481
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Textiles
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.

Bibliography: 

Simon T. James, The Excavations at Dura-Europos,1928 to 1937: Final Report VII, 7 (London: The British Museum Press, 2004), 128–29, no. 448, fig. 73.

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