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Unidentified Object

Object Name:
Unidentified object
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
H. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) W. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) D. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) Wt. 0.4 oz. (11.3 grams)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.262
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. 104-105, ill. fig. 184 (b/w).



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