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Fittings for Architecture, Furniture, and other Objects

Object Name:
Fittings
Date:
10th–11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Bronze; cast
Dimensions:
Diam. 1 7/16 in. (3.6 cm) Th. 1/8 in. (.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.275
Not on view
1939, excavated at Tepe Madrasa in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Allan, James. Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982. pp. 94-95, ill. fig. 144 (b/w).



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