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Ancient Art

Steatite Mold

ca. 113 B.C.–A.D. 256

Plaster (Cast) and Steatite (Mold)

Plaster cast mold: 3.9 × 11.9 cm (1 9/16 × 4 11/16 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1931.584.1.1-.2
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Greco-Roman or Parthian
Classification: 
Sculpture
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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