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Jewish Art,” in R. Wischnitzer, From Dura Europos to Rembrandt: Studies in the 'Closed Temple” Panel in the Synagogue of Dura-Europos,”.
terracotta figurines and plaques from dura-europos
prefaceE. This publication of the terracotta figurines and plaques of Dura- Europos the site: The Excavations at Dura-Europos, Final Report 3.1.
Dura-Europos ‚arming cap' Among the items found during the
Among the items found during the excavations at Dura-Europos in Syria ( destroyed ca. 256.
The Saylor Foundation 1 DURA EUROPOS AND THE EARLY

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ISAW Presents Edge of Empires Exhibition, 9/23-1/8
The ancient city of Dura-Europos, which stood at the crossroads of the Hellenistic, Persian, and Roman worlds for some five centuries, is the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW).
Tradition Today: Garments of sanctity
The magnificent third-century frescoes in the Dura-Europos synagogue on the Euphrates River clearly show men, including Moses and other luminaries, without head coverings, an indication that this was then accepted practice.
Lara's Library (Sort Of): Knitting Socks from Around the World
Socks from "the East" include Turkish socks, socks patterned on the Dura-Europos Pattern, Japanese Tabi Socks, Russian-inspired socks and Chinese Zodiac socks.
El primer arma química de la historia
Las armas químicas, según los estudios que se han realizado sobre una veintena de soldados romanos hallados en Dura-Europos (Siria), no son algo inherente al siglo XX.

Suggested Web Resources

Dura-Europos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Events at Dura. c. 300 BC.
Dura-Europos synagogue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Archaeology Magazine - Dura-Europos: Crossroad of Cultures
Aug 11, 2010 In the sands of eastern Syria, they uncovered the remains of the ancient town of Dura-Europos.
Dura Europos, Syria
Oct 18, 2009 Dura Europos ("Fort Europos") is a ruined Hellenistic-Roman walled city built on cliff 90 meters above the banks of the Euphrates river.
Dura-Europos, 'Pompeii of the Syrian Desert'
Sep 5, 2005 Dura-Europos is an ancient city in Eastern Syria, destroyed by war and abandoned in the third century AD.

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