Fragments of bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-592f

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Small bell, corroded, traces of iron clapper.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII, January 1922: 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