Bead, Carnelian; cut

Bead

Date:
9th–12th century
Geography:
Excavated in Iran, Nishapur
Medium:
Carnelian; cut
Dimensions:
H. 5/16 (0.8 cm) x W. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.82
Not on view
Excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983. no. 11, pp. 30-32, ill. pp. 31-32, (color; b/w).