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Decorated iron bell

Bell, one of a pair. Iron tongue. Through ring on top is a piece of iron, part of the loop on which it was hung.


Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. N XXIX [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Takideamani, A.D. 140–155


Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bronze, iron


The Ancient World


Musical instruments