Fragment of a bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amenirnas
99–84 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR IV

Dimensions

1.2 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-82

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Idiophones

Tiny bell broken, hole with iron rust.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IV; 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