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Earrings and Nose Rings

Object Name:
Earrings and nose rings
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Gold and garnet
Dimensions:
9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.153
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
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. 66-67, ill. fig. 43 (b/w).

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 15, p. 36, ill. fig. 15 (b/w).

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