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Fragment of an Ingot

Object Name:
Fragment of an ingot
Date:
12th–13th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, blue
Dimensions:
L. 3 9/16 in. (9 cm) Th. 1 in. (2.5 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.414
Not on view
1939, excavated at Qanat Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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