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Ring

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.204
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; 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. pp. 68-69, ill. fig. 54 (b/w).



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