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Fragments of bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period
100 B.C.–100 A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII

Dimensions

5.0 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-591a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

A bell, corroded, with ring handle and remains of iron clappers.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 18. 1922: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition