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Belt Fittings

Object Name:
Belt fittings
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Bronze; cast, gilded
Dimensions:
L. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm) W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.207
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. pp. 62-63, ill. fig. 19 (b/w).



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