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Ancient Art

Funeral stele of a woman

ca. A.D. 125–50

Limestone

21 7/16 × 17 5/16 × 7 1/16 in. (54.5 × 44 × 18 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Munroe
1954.30.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Palmyra
Period: 
Roman (2nd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Munroe; Yale University Art Gallery, acquired from the above, 1954.

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 314, no. 137, pl. 317.

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.