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Funeral stele of a woman

ca. A.D. 175

Limestone

59 × 43 × 19 cm (23 1/4 × 16 15/16 × 7 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edgar Munroe
1954.30.2
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: 

Essi Ronkko and Hood Museum of Art, “Hood Museum,” http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu (accessed June 2011-July 2021).

Lisa R. Brody and Carol Snow, “Quarries at the Crossroads: Sourcing Limestone Sculpture from Dura-Europos and Palmyra at Yale,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2019): 82, fig. 3.

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.