Ancient Art
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Artist: Herbert J. Gute, American, 1908–1977

Painting of Mithras hunting

1934

Gouache on paper on board

114.3 × 187.96 cm (45 × 74 in.)
Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.5999.4705
Geography: 
Excavated in Dura-Europos, Syria
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Ann Perkins, The Art of Dura-Europos, 1st ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973), 51–52, pl. 16, ill.

Michael I. Rostovtzeff, Dura-Europos and Its Art, 1st (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1938), 96–97, pl. 18:1.

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