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String of Beads

Object Name:
String of beads
Date:
probably 8th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
L. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) Gr. Diam. 1/4 in. (0.6 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.695
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
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. 30-33, ill. fig. 11 (color).



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