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Earrings

Date:
11th–12th century
Geography:
probably Syria
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Gold and enamel
Dimensions:
H. 1 in. (2.5 cm) W. 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm) D. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm) Wt. 0.2 oz. (5.8 g)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gifts in memory of Richardd Ettinghausen, and Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.278.1a, b
Not on view
[ McDougall Palmer Ltd., London, by 1978–79; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Glory of Byzantium," March 11–July 6, 1997.

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 43, p. 76, ill. fig. 43 (b/w).

Evans, Helen, and William D. Wixom, ed. "Art and Culture of the Middle Byzantine Era A.D. 843–1261." In The Glory of Byzantium. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997. no. 210, p. 308, ill. (color).



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