Ancient Art

Musical Object

323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Leather, wood, animal hair

L: 57 cm, W of box: 16.4 cm
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.1867
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Graeco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Musical Instruments
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.

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