Ancient Art

Bronze Cuirass Fragments (I)

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 265

Bronze and cloth

2.55 × 3.7 cm (1 × 1 7/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1934.465
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block L7 W, Tower 19), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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