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Earring

Period:
Parthian
Date:
ca. 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.
Geography:
Iran, Shahr-i Qumis (ancient Hecatompylos)
Culture:
Parthian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1.46 in. (3.71 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Purchase, H. Dunscombe Colt Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.93.60
Not on view
1971, excavated by David Stronach and John Hansman, representing the British Institute of Persian Studies and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago; acquired by the Museum in 1978, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations at Nush-i Jan.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 108 (Jul. 1, 1977 - Jun. 30, 1978), p. 32.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 109, no. 177 .
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