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Earrings

Date:
11th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold; filigree, applied decoration
Dimensions:
H. 1-5/8" (3.9 cm) W. 1-1/16" (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.95.39
Not on view
Theodore M. Davis, New York (by 1913–d. 1915; bequeathed to MMA)
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 48, p. 82, ill. fig. 48 (b/w).

Seipel, Wilfried. "Islamische Kunst zur Fatimidenzeit." In Schatze der Kalifen. Vienna: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1999. no. 90, pp. 123, 125, ill. p. 125 (color).

"Exposition Présentée à l'Institut du Monde Arabe du 28 Avril au 30 Aout 1998." In Trésors Fatimides du Caire. Paris: Institut du Monde Arabe, 1998. no. 74, p. 134, ill. (color).



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