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Bronze bell decorated with bound captives

Octagonal, with suspension ring. Clapper missing. Incised standing bound captives.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid N XVIII. March, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.859

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments