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Beads and Pendants

Object Name:
Beads and pendants
8th–13th century
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Agate; cut and drilled
48.101.91j: H. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm) W. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) D. 5/16 in. (0.8 cm) 48.101.91k: H. 11/16 in (1.8 cm) W. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) D. 1/4 in. (0.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
Excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 22, 1983–August 14, 1983, nos. 9b, 9c.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. nos. 9b, 9c, p. 27, ill. (b/w).

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