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Ancient Art

Mosaic with a Fox or Dog

5th–6th century A.D.

Mosaic: limestone tesserae

42 × 52.75 cm (16 9/16 × 20 3/4 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1989.8.2
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman-Byzantine (5th–6th 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, 1989.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1989,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 122.

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