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Bead

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Onyx (?); cut
Dimensions:
L. 1/4 in. (0.7 cm) W. 3/8 in. (1 cm) D. 3/8 in. (1 cm)
Classification:
Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.178
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

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 11, pp. 30-33, ill. pp. 31-32, (color; b/w).



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