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Ancient Art

Altar, Inscription 972

A.D. 251–53

Gypsum

125.7 × 38.7 cm (49 1/2 × 15 1/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.1141
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Inscriptions
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block X7, Dolicheneum), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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