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Bell of bronze

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Heavily patinated and affected with bronze disease. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 330. 1910-11:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 1.6 cm (1 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3074

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments