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Beaker

Date:
last half 9th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Glass; cut
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm) Diam. 3 1/6 in. (7.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.180
Not on view
Inscription: In Kufic script; transliteration: "`aml... "; translation: "work of... ".
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

Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Louvre Long Term Loan," April 28, 2004–April 27, 2006, no catalogue.

Kröger, Jens. Nishapur: Glass of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 192, p. 139, ill. (b/w).



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