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Incense Burner

Date:
12th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/16 in. (17.9 cm) W. 2 in. (5.1 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.40.29
Not on view
Inscription: Arabic, in Kufic script
1936, excavated at Qanat Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1937, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Allan, James. Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982. pp. 86-87, ill. fig. 102 (b/w).



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