Ancient Art

Bronze Scabbard Chape

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Bronze

6.3 × 6.3 cm (2 1/2 × 2 1/2 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.2240
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Palmyrene Gate), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Simon T. James, The Excavations at Dura-Europos,1928 to 1937: Final Report VII, 7 (London: The British Museum Press, 2004), 154, no. 561, fig. 90:561.

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