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Sculpture in high and low relief - Clay and stone votive reliefs

Gypsum low relief of ”Asadu and Sadai”, Dura-Europos, 1st - 2nd century AD, 46 x 46 x 8 cm.

Gypsum low relief of ”Asadu and Sadai”, Dura-Europos, 1st - 2nd century AD, 46 x 46 x 8 cm.

© National Museum of Damascus

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Material
Clay | Ceramics | Stone | Marble
Type
Architectural elements | Sculptures | Portrait
Details
Clay and stone (gypsum, marble). Figures facing forward, standing, sitting or riding (horses, camels), usually with bare feet, helmets and weapons. Often with an inscription in ancient Aramaic or Greek on the base or next to the head. Average dimensions: 20-50 x 30-70 x 15 cm.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Syria
Period
Prehistory to Islamic era (6th millennium BC - 15th century AD)