Bronze cymbal

600–500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana, Camp of Carian Mercenaries

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.502

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Idiophones

Bronze cymbal; circular, convex, with a small hole in center; slight rim; incrusted.

Provenance

From the camp of Carian mercenaries, Tell Dafana (Daphnae). 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