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Ancient Art

Wood Cylinder

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Wood

5/16 × 15/16 in. (0.8 × 2.4 cm)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5196.18
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (Necropolis, Tomb 11), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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