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Ancient Art

Miniature Altar

3rd century A.D.

Bronze

2.2 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm (7/8 × 9/16 × 9/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1934.710c
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block N8 A2), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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