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Fragments of bronze bell

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Fragments of bronze bell; conical; rolled, inverted rim at base; polygonal ring at top; ring for clapper inside; broken, large piece missing from body; incrusted.

Provenance

From Tell Dafana (Daphnae), camp. 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 1, 1887.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Dafana, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 5.6 cm (3 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.499

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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