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Earring

Date:
11th century
Geography:
Egypt or Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold, silver (?); decorated with filigree and granulation
Dimensions:
L. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.3607
Not on view
Luigi Palma di Cesnola(until 1874; sold to MMA)
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 39c, p. 71, ill. (b/w).



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