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Ancient Art

Relief fragment carved on two sides: side A: figure climbing a grape vine; side B: sheafs of grain

3rd–6th century A.D.

Basalt

14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1989.8.6
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Late Roman or Byzantine, 3rd-6th century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
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.

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.