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Seal

Date:
10th–11th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Carnelian; incised
Dimensions:
H. 9/16 in. (1.5 cm) W. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) D. 3/16 in. (0.5 cm)
Classification:
Seals
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.100
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
Inscription: [Name, undeciphered]
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1938, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 3e, p. 19, ill. fig. 3e (b/w).



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