Bell fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanishakhete
26–20 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid 6

Accession Number

21-3-712t

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Idiophones

Corner fragment perhaps of top of bell, hole in the middle

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 6. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition