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Fragment of an Ingot

Object Name:
Fragment of an ingot
Date:
probably 10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, greenish
Dimensions:
L. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm) Th. 13/16-1 9/16 in. (2-4 cm) Th.
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.415
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

Kröger, Jens. Nishapur Glass of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. slab 1, p. 205, ill. (b/w), table 1.1.



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