A Mithraeum was excavated by the Yale University Expedition to Dura Europos, Syria. Photographs from the archive of the Yale Art Museum. These artistic representations pre-date the city's destruction that occurred in AD 257.


Intaglio from the private houses/Roman Bath at Dura Europos. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio on carnelian from the pronaos of the Temple of Atargatis at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.4332. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio engraved with a representation of the goddess Artemis/Diana from the Temple of Aphlad at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1932.1679. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio engraved with a representation of a lion a private house at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1932.1679. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio engraved with a representation of a winged goddess from the Temple of Azzanathkona at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.2341 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio from a private house at Dura Europos. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio with the design of an ant from a private house at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.4392[Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio from s [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Intaglio from Dura Europos. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


29 rings from Dura Europos. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Worn intaglio from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.2394 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Several bronze rings including examples that were keys to small locks from Dura Europos. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].

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A bronze ring that functioned as a key to a small lock - from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1932.1444 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Simple bronze ring that has lost its stone from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.2352 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Simple bronze ring that has lost its stone from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.2357 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Simple bronze ring that has lost its stone from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.2367 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Five metal bracelets (bothe silver and bronze examples) from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.2367 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Drawing of a "heavy" silver bracelet with hinge and clasp that was excavated from a private house at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1933.605 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


A twisted silver bracelet from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1933.618 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


A silver bracelet with decorated intalgio from a private house at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1929.405 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Drawing of a silver bracelet with decorated intalgio that was excavated from a private house at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1933.605b [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Decorated silver bracelet from a private house or the baccacks at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1933.605b [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


A bronze bracelet excavated from tomb 6 at Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1938.5207 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Silver bracelets and earrings from Dura Europos. [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Silver bracelet from tower 12 atDura Europos. Reg. no. 1931.586 [Yale University Art Museum Archives].


Silver anklet with ram head terminations from Dura Europos. Reg. no. 1929.599[Yale University Art Museum Archives].

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