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Object Details
Medium: Mosaic: limestone tesserae 
Dimensions: 396.25 x 609.6 cm (156 x 240 in.), other (component 1932.1735f): 49.53 x 48.9 x 4.13 cm (19 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.) 
Geog. Data:  
Period: Early Byzantine 
Culture Gerasa (Jordan) 
Mosaic Floor with Views of Alexandria and Memphis
ca. A.D. 540
Artist: Unknown
The Yale-British School Excavations at Gerasa
This object is on view at the gallery.
Handbook of the Collections (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 273, ill.
Jerry Podany and Susan B. Matheson, "Urban Renewal: The Conservation of a City Mosaic from Ancient Gerasa," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1999): 20–31, fig. 1, 5–9.
Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 111–12, fig. 105.
Lisa R. Brody et al., "A Floor Mosaic from Gerasa," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010): 80–83, fig. 1–4.
Helen C. Evans and Brandi Ratliff, Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, 7th–9th Century, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012), 12, fig. 9.
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