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Possibly a Spool Handle

Object Name:
Possibly a spool handle
Date:
late 8th–early 9th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bone; carved and incised
Dimensions:
H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm) Diam.7/8 in. (2.3 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.146
Not on view
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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