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Ancient Art

Doll of Carved Bone

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 265

Bone

11 cm (4 5/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1934.508
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Toys and Games
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block N8 W1), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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