Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Weight

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
Wt. 6g H. 1/2 in. (1.2 cm) W. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) D: 3/16 in. (0.4 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.280
Not on view
Marking: Two stamp marks on one side.
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. pp. 90-91, ill. fig. 120 (b/w).



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