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Bronze cymbal

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Irregular bronze disc; damaged; heavily incrusted. Similar to 87.464.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 0.7 cm (2 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.465

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones