Bronze bell decorated with bound captives
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. N. 18
Height x diameter: 7.9 x 5.6 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Octagonal, with suspension ring. Clapper missing. Incised standing bound captives.
From Meroe, Pyramid Beg. N 18. March, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition