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Fragment of a Window

Object Name:
Fragment
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Plaster; molded
Dimensions:
H. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) W. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) D. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm) Wt. 12.9 oz. (365.75 g)
Classification:
Stucco
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.659
Not on view
1939, excavated near Khayyam in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Some Early Islamic Buildings and their Decoration. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. p. 152, ill. fig. 1.176 (b/w).



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