Button or Bead, Steatite; carved

Button or Bead

Date:
9th–11th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Steatite; carved
Dimensions:
Diam. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm)
D. 3/8 in. (1 cm)
Classification:
Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1940
Accession Number:
40.170.699a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1940, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds