H. 7/16 in. (1.1 cm)
Diam. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
W. 0.985 oz. (27.927 g)
Rogers Fund, 1908
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in Arabic: Translation (SH 2011): In the name of God; / (ordered) 'Abd al-Malik ibn (Ya / zi)d the manufacture of one-half qist, full measure, at the hands of Muhammad ibn Shura/hbil
[ Michael Casira, Cairo, until 1908; sold to A.M. Lythgoe for MMA]
Evans, Helen C., and Brandie Ratliff, ed. Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 94B, p. 146, ill. (color).