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H x W x D (overall): 60.1 x 55.3 x 23 cm (23 11/16 x 21 3/4 x 9 1/16 in)
Palmyra, Homs, Syria
3rd century (dated 231 CE)
Previous custodian or owner:
Joseph Marcopoli (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Joseph Marcopoli, Aleppo, Syria, to 1908 
From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Joseph Marcopoli, Aleppo, in 1908 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 See Reserved Miscellaneous List, R. 5601, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 1.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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