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Weight

Date:
8th–13th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Classification:
Gaming pieces
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.183
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

Allan, James. Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982. p. 50, 91, fig. 129 (b/w).

Carboni, Stefano. "Chessmen in the Department of Islamic Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Scacchi e Scienze Applicate suppl. no. 7, fasc. 15 (1996). ill. p. 13 (b/w).



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