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Ring Stone

Object Name:
Ring stone
Date:
probably 10th century
Geography:
Found Iran, probably Nishapur
Medium:
Amethyst; cut and polished on rotary flat lap
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.62a
Not on view
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. 4b, p. 22, ill. (color).



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