Button-and-Loop Fastener Artist: Unknown

Medium

Copper alloy

Dimensions

1.59 × 3.97 cm (5/8 × 1 9/16 in.)
inner diameter: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos

Accession Number

1938.3054

Period

Greco-Roman or Parthian

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block L7 W23, Synagogue, private houses), 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: British Museum Press, 2004), 84, no. 130, fig. 39:130.

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