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Ancient Art

Fresco

323 B.C.–A.D. 256

Paint on plaster; fragment of wall painting from Middle Mithraeum.

Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.2108
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (block J7, Middle Mithraeum), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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