Ancient Art

Stone Altar

1st century B.C.

Basalt

H. 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diam. 14 cm (5 9/16 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1988.75.11
Culture: 
Near Eastern, Syrian
Period: 
Roman (1st century B.C.)
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Syria; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 114.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 114.

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.