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Hemispherical. Sign incised in four places. Clapper and suspension ring missing.

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

Meroe, Nubia

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 X 9.7 cm (1 3/4 X 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.915

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments