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Date:
10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm) W. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.264
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
Inscription: Arabic; "Muhammad" and "al-malik allah".
1939, excavated 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. p. 98, ill. fig. 160 (b/w).



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