Ancient Art

Amphora

4th Century

Terracotta

90.8 x 18.73 cm (35 3/4 x 7 3/8 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.5333
Culture: 
Syria
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
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: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 300, no. 116, pl. 116.

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