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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.

Provenance

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

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.857a

Medium or Technique

Bronze, iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments