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Ancient Art

Pitted Tablet

323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Plaster

2.5 × 4.5 cm (1 × 1 3/4 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.1893
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block G3 NE, private houses and shops), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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