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Ancient Art

Various Small Objects

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Gold, Ceramic, Bone, Coral, and Jet

.1 (Gold Leaf): 1.7 × 4.1 cm (11/16 × 1 5/8 in.)
.2 (Gold Leaf): 1.7 × 4.1 cm (11/16 × 1 5/8 in.)
.3 (Jet Bead): 1.3 × 1.55 cm (1/2 × 5/8 in.)
.4 (Glazed Clay Bead): 1.57 × 0.95 × 1.7 cm (5/8 × 3/8 × 11/16 in.)
.5 (Coral): 0.55 × 1.05 cm (
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5160
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Tomb 32, Loc. IX), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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.