Dr Jo Ball(@DrJEBall) 's Twitter Profile Photo

The 'Feriale Duranum', found at , is a list of the religious observances of the army, probably dating to the reign of (AD220s/30s). It includes days to sacrifice to traditional deities (Jupiter, Mars) as well as members of the Imperial family.

The 'Feriale Duranum', found at #DuraEuropos, is a list of the religious observances of the #Roman army, probably dating to the reign of #SeverusAlexander (AD220s/30s). It includes days to sacrifice to traditional deities (Jupiter, Mars) as well as members of the Imperial family.
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Juliet Samson-Conlon(@juliet_s_c) 's Twitter Profile Photo

A favourite of mine from the Museo Arquelogico Nacional in Madrid: a Roman period articulated bone doll. I will be posting more on the bone dolls from , my particular area of research, on Day 54. Dan Hicks

A favourite of mine from the Museo Arquelogico Nacional in Madrid: a Roman period articulated bone doll. I will be posting more on the bone dolls from #Duraeuropos, my particular area of research, on Day 54. #MuseumsUnlocked @profdanhicks
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Łukasz Sokołowski(@SokolowskiLuk) 's Twitter Profile Photo

1/ Ceiling Tile with Portrait of Heliodoros, an Actuarius (Roman army clerk) House of the Scribes, , 200–256 CE. Clay and painted plaster, H. 30.5 cm, W. 44.0 cm. Yale Art Gallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos 1933.292.

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1/ Ceiling Tile with Portrait of Heliodoros, an Actuarius (Roman army clerk) House of the Scribes, #DuraEuropos, 200–256 CE. Clay and painted plaster, H. 30.5 cm, W. 44.0 cm. @YaleArtGallery, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos 1933.292. #FrescoFriday artgallery.yale.edu/collections/ob…
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Jen Baird(@JA_Baird) 's Twitter Profile Photo

What are we looking at when we're looking at ancient Jewish and Christian paintings from , and how have we come to be looking at them? In Berlin to try and give an answer.

What are we looking at when we're looking at ancient Jewish and Christian paintings from #DuraEuropos, and how have we come to be looking at them? In Berlin to try and give an answer.
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Joseph Kopta, PhD(@josephkopta) 's Twitter Profile Photo

I’ve been fortunate to see three over the past two months. What’s been remarkable is the consistency — across the entire geographic span of the , from to to — of the typography of architecture and iconography of the cult image.

I’ve been fortunate to see three #mithraea over the past two months. What’s been remarkable is the consistency — across the entire geographic span of the #RomanEmpire, from #London to #Capua to #DuraEuropos — of the typography of architecture and iconography of the cult image.
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Trevor the Giant(@Trevorttg) 's Twitter Profile Photo

off a house ceiling at a boarder city built on an escarpment 300ft above the in Syria
The man's name is in - Heliodoros & he's a Roman responsible for distribution of Military wages

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#Tile off a house ceiling at #DuraEuropos a #Hellenistic #Parthian #Roman boarder city built on an escarpment 300ft above the #Euphrates in Syria The man's name is in #Greek - Heliodoros & he's a Roman responsible for distribution of #RomanMilitary wages artgallery.yale.edu/collections/ob…
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Swansea Uni Ancient World(@SUAncientWorld) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Passover begins today.
We wish a joyous festival to all who celebrate it.

commemorates the story of leading the Israelites out of Egypt. This was depicted (!) in one of the oldest synagogues we know (240sCE); at .

Passover begins today. We wish a joyous festival to all who celebrate it. #Passover commemorates the story of #Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt. This was depicted (!) in one of the oldest synagogues we know (240sCE); at #DuraEuropos. #Exodus #JewishHistory
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Juliet Samson-Conlon(@juliet_s_c) 's Twitter Profile Photo

Day 54 of . The corpus of bone dolls from . Their specific features can tell us much about childhood experience at Dura & the construction of gender, status & social identities. Yale 1932.1703 & 1933.397

Day 54 of #museumsunlocked. The corpus of bone dolls from #duraeuropos. Their specific features can tell us much about childhood experience at Dura & the construction of gender, status & social identities. Yale 1932.1703 & 1933.397 #archchild
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Lisa Brody(@LR_Brody) 's Twitter Profile Photo

I am honored and excited to have played a role in this exhibition of photographs from the Yale Art Gallery collection, curated by Blair Fowlkes Childs, which is accompanied by this wonderful online feature

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I am honored and excited to have played a role in this exhibition of #DuraEuropos photographs from the @YaleArtGallery collection, curated by @FowlkesBlair, which is accompanied by this wonderful online feature ism.yale.edu/event/exhibiti…
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Lisa Brody(@LR_Brody) 's Twitter Profile Photo

The extraordinary preservation of ancient led to the survival of images such as this portrait painted on the plaster wall of a public bath, now on view Yale Art Gallery

The extraordinary preservation of ancient #DuraEuropos led to the survival of images such as this portrait painted on the plaster wall of a public bath, now on view @YaleArtGallery #FragmentFriday
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Shot97(@Shot97Retro) 's Twitter Profile Photo

ing some words of wisdom on . A fine little bulletin board I've been connecting to for awhile now on my . We don't need no wi-fi modems here!

#BBS ing some words of wisdom on #DuraEuropos. A fine little #AppleII bulletin board I've been connecting to for awhile now on my #Amiga. We don't need no wi-fi modems here!
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