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Amphora (stamped)

3rd–2nd century B.C.

Terracotta

88 × 33.2 cm (34 5/8 × 13 1/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5299
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Tomb 17), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Stephen L. Dyson, The Excavations at Dura-Europos Final Report IV, 4 (New Haven: Dura-Europos Publications, 1968), 8, no. 19, fig. 2.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.