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Mirror Handle

Object Name:
Mirror handle
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Bronze; cast, gilded
Dimensions:
W. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm) D: 3 1/4 in. ( 8.2 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.252
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. pp. 74-75, ill. fig. 78 (b/w).



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