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String of Beads

Object Name:
String of beads
Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
L. 10 1/16 in. (25.5 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.694a–z
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

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