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Name of Object:

Tomb relief from Palmyra


Vienna, Austria

Holding Institution:

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities

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Date of Object:

AD 3rd century

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Late antique relief of a woman and a man from Palmyra. This relief was given to the Imperial collection by k.k. Legationsrat Dr James Samson, an Austrian diplomat in the Ottoman Empire.

Citation of this web page:

"Tomb relief from Palmyra" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://sharinghistory.museumwnf.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;at;21;en

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MWNF Working Number: AT 022

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