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Belt Fittings

Object Name:
Belt fittings
Date:
probably 8th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast, gilded
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/16 in. ( 2.7 cm) W. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.256
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. 64-65, ill. fig. 31 (b/w).



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