Ancient Art

Red Jasper Intaglio

2nd Century

Red jasper

Satyr Seal: 1.16 × 1.52 × 0.42 cm (7/16 × 5/8 × 3/16 in.)
Impression: 1.91 × 2.54 cm (3/4 × 1 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.4334
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block F3 1, drain), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Hélène Guiraud, “Intaglios from Dura–Europos,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 70, no. 8a,b, ill.

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