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Finial

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast, incised, inlaid with silver
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) L. 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.40.49
Not on view
1938, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1939, 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. p. 96, ill. fig. 153 (b/w).



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