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Ancient Art

Knit Textile Fragment

ca. A.D. 200–256

Wool, areas dyed tan

15 × 17 cm (5 7/8 × 6 11/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.483
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Matheson and Diana E.E. Kleiner, I Claudia Women in Ancient Rome, exh. cat. (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996), 159, no. 106, ill.

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