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Ring

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Silver; set with carnelian
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
W. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.201
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
1937, excavated at Sabz Pushan 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. p. 68, ill. fig. 49 (b/w).

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

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