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Paint on Plaster, H. 107.0 cm, W. 165.0 cm. From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods, Dura-Europos, ca. 239 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1931.386. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Wall Painting of Julius Terentius Performing a Sacrifice

From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Paint on Plaster, H. 95.0 cm, W. 140.0 cm. From the Christian Community House, Dura-Europos, ca. 232 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1932.1201c. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Wall Painting of a Procession of Women (The “Wise Virgins”?)

From the Christian Community House
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Clay, with a Layer of Painted Plaster, H. 30.5 cm, W. 44.0 cm, D. 6.7 cm. From the House of the Scribes, Dura-Europos, 200–256 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1933.292. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Ceiling Tile with Portrait of Heliodoros, an Actuarius (Roman Fiscal Official)

From the House of the Scribes
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Painted Wood, H. 38.0 cm, W. 11.5 cm, D. 0.8 cm. From the Palmyrene Gate, Dura-Europos, 265–256 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1929.288. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Painted Panel of the Winged Goddess of Victory, or Nike

From the Palmyrene Gate
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Limestone, H. 73.7 cm, W. 36.8 cm, D. 27.9 cm. From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods, Dura-Europos, 165–256 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1929.385. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Altar Dedicated to the Palmyrene God Iarhibol

From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Paint on Wood and Rawhide, H. 105.5 cm, W. 41.0 cm, D. 30.0 cm. From Tower 19, Dura-Europos, mid-3rd century CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1933.480. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Shield (Scutum)

From Tower 19
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Green-Glazed Terracotta, H. 31.8 cm, W. 23.3 cm, D. 13.9 cm. From the Cistern at the Temple of Atargatis, Dura-Europos, mid-2nd–mid-3rd century CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1938.4966.

Thymiaterion (Incense Burner)

From the Cistern at the Temple of Atargatis
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Limestone, H. 33.0 cm, W. 44.5 cm, D. 7.0 cm. From the Temple of Adonis, Dura-Europos, ca. 100–200 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1935.44. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Relief of the God Arsu Riding a Camel

From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Silver, Diam. 2.45 cm; 3.5 g. Minted at Seleucia ad Tigrim, Found at Dura-Europos, ca. 241–256 CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1938.6000.47. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Drachma of the Sasanian King Shapur I

From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Limestone, H. 13.0 cm, W. 25.5 cm, D. 5.0 cm. From the Temple of Adonis, Dura-Europos, 1st century CE. Yale University Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos: 1935.46. Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery.

Relief of the Goddess Atargatis, or Tyche with Doves

From the Temple of the Palmyrene Gods
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Wall Painting of Christ Healing the Paralytic

Wall Painting of Christ Healing the Paralytic

From the Christian Building
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Ceiling Tile with Female Face

Ceiling Tile with Female Face

From the Synagogue
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Ceiling Tile with Greek Inscription in Wreath

Ceiling Tile with Greek Inscription in Wreath

From the Synagogue
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Susan Hopkins cleaning the synagogue wall paintings, 1932–33

Susan Hopkins Cleaning the Synagogue Wall Paintings, 1932–33

From the Synagogue
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Transport Amphora (Middle Roman Amphora 7)

Transport Amphora (Middle Roman Amphora 7)

From Dura-Europos
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery


Child's Shoe

Child’s Shoe

From Dura-Europos
Photography © 2011 Yale University Art Gallery

 

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