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Ancient Art

Bow

probably 3rd century A.D.

wood, tendon, horn, and bone

50 3/16 in. (1.28)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1981.62.45
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Syrian, Dura-Europos
Period: 
Parthian
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos (from Baghouz, cemetery), present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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