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Decorated iron bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Takideamani
A.D. 140–155


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg N, pyramid XXIX

Dimensions

8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.857a

Medium or Technique

Bronze, iron

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Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Bell, one of a pair. Iron tongue. Through ring on top is a piece of iron, part of the loop on which it was hung.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. N XXIX [Excav. date] Mar. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition