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Pendant

Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Lead; cast
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm) W. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) D: 1/16 in. (0.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.260
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
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. 106-107, ill. fig. 192 (b/w).

Kröger, Jens. Nishapur: Glass of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 244, p. 189, ill. (b/w).



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