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Ancient Art

Bone Flute Fragment

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Bone

1.1 × 8.5 cm (7/16 × 3 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.623
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block X3 30), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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