Bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

24.917

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

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