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Rings

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Iran, probably Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
13/16 x 11/16 in. (2 x 1.8 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.40.125
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
1938, excavated at Qanat Tepe 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. 68, ill. fig. 48 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 1f, pp. 16-17, ill. (b/w).



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