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Ancient Art

Mosaic Fragment

ca. A.D. 540

Mosaic: limestone tesserae

56.5 × 78.8 × 1.7 cm (22 1/4 × 31 × 11/16 in.)
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
1938.5999.1866
Geography: 
Excavated in Gerasa, Jordan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Gerasa (Jordan)
Period: 
Byzantine
Classification: 
Mosaic
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa, present-day Jordan, 1928–34; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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