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One bell with suspension ring integral; iron loop for clapper undecorated. Clapper missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 4.4 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.917

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments