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Textile Fragment

ca. A.D. 200–256

Wool

Warp: (10-12) 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.), 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) Weft: (9) 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.), 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1933.542a
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Roman (3rd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Textiles
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., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 365, no. 64, pl. 64.

Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 55, no. 59, fig. 2–27.

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