Art/ Collection/ Art Object


9th–10th century
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
H. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm) W. 1 in. (2.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
Not on view
1938, excavated at Qanat Tepe in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1939, 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. 68-69, ill. fig. 55 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 1d, pp. 16-17, ill. p. 17 (b/w).

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