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Pendant

Date:
11th century
Geography:
Made in Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
The Friends of the Department of Islamic Art Fund, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.22
Not on view
[ Heidi Vollmöller, Zurich, until 1974; sold to MMA]
Swietochowski, Marie, and Marilyn Jenkins-Madina. Notable Acquisitions 1965–1975 (1975). p. 143, ill. (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 49a, p. 83, ill. (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Fatimid Jewelry, Its Subtypes and Influences." Ars Orientalis vol. 18 (1988). pp. 41, 47, ill. figs. 8a, 8b.



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