Ancient Art

Plaster block with relief head

ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Plaster

H: 0.17 cm; L: 0.20 cm; D: 0.045 cm; max D of relief: 0.075 cm.
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5364
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Susan B. Downey, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report III (Los Angeles: Insititue of Archaeology, University of California Los Angeles, 1977), 128, no. 145, pl. 35, fig. 145.

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