Bronze cymbal

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


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 0.5 cm (2 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

87.464

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Idiophones

Irregular bronze disc; damaged; heavily incrusted.

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