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Button or Bead

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Steatite; carved
Classification:
Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.699c
Not on view
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

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