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Beads

Date:
9th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Carnelian; carved
Dimensions:
2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.693
Not on view
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 11, pp. 31-33, ill. fig. 11 (color).



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