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Ancient Art

Wool Fragments with Purple Pattern

ca. A.D. 200–256

Wool

13 × 8.2 cm (5 1/8 × 3 1/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.496
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.

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