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Ancient Art

Square plaque with relief of a lion

5th century A.D.

Terracotta

23 × 23 × 2.5 cm (9 1/16 × 9 1/16 × 1 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1980.33.9
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
Roman, 5th century A.D.
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

El-Djem, Tunisia.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1980,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 38, no. 2 (Winter 1982): 74.

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