Dura Europos

Notes on the site which was extensively investigated by Yale University. Most images from the Yale University Art Gallery archives.

Roman walls viewed from outside the city

Workmen excavating

Clearing a portion of the city wall

The synagogue frescoes just beginning to appear. The woman in the photograph is probably Miss Margaret Crosby, a Yale Graduate student who participated in the 1932/1933 excavation season at Dura.

Graffiti of 3 priestesses from the Temple of Aphlad

Excavation of the Early Christian church

One of the fresco panels in the synagogue

Graffiti of the parapetted city walls.

Artistic image of the excavation

Backing, cutting and moving of the synagogue wall frescoes.

Photograph of the Christian church taken in 1933.

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