Relief, Ašadu and Sa'dai, 1st-3rd century AD,
Dura-Europos, National Museum, Damascus


Gypsum low relief of ”Asadu and Sadai”, Dura-Europos, 1st - 2nd century AD, 46 x 46 x 8 cm.
Source: The World Museum Community



The God Asadu on horseback preceded by Sadai holding a shield, 2nd century bas-relief from Street of the Ramparts, Dura-Europos, Syria.
Source: © The Art Archive / Alamy

Referenced as figure 42 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
42. Relief, Ašadu and Sa'dai, 3rd century AD, Dura-Europos, National Museum, Damascus (Perk).



Other Dura-Europos sculptures of warriors:
Relief of man holding lance, ca, 323 B.C.-A.D. 256, Yale University Art Gallery
Cult Stele to the God Aphlad, 51 A.D., Yale University Art Gallery
The Arab God Arsu Riding a Camel, ca. 2nd century A.D., Dura-Europos, Yale University Art Gallery
Plaque showing a warrior, ca. A.D. 100 - 256, Yale University Art Gallery
Relief of Atargatis and Hadad, ca. A.D. 100 - 256, Yale University Art Gallery
Relief, Fortune of Dura, 3rd century AD, Dura-Europos, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
Relief of the Arab God Arsu, probably 3rd century A.D, Dura-Europos, Yale University Art Gallery

Other Ancient Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers


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