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Fragments of a Lamp

Object Name:
Fragments of a mosque lamp
Date:
10th–12th century
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Glass, green; applied decoration
Dimensions:
Assembled H. ca. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm) Diam. (lip) 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.101.59
Not on view
1939, excavated in Nishapur, Iran by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's expedition; 1948, acquired by the Museum in the division of finds

Carboni, Stefano, David Whitehouse, Robert H. Brill, and William Gudenrath. Glass of the Sultans. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. p. 20, ill. fig. 5 (b/w).



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