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Ancient Art

Mosaic showing a grazing deer

4th–5th century A.D.

Stone, probably limestone; grey, white, and tan tessarae

25 × 32 1/2 in. (63.5 × 82.6 cm)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1986.100.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine (4th–5th century A.D.)
Classification: 
Mosaic
Provenance: 

Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Syria; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1986.

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