Fragments of bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, Pyramid XX

Dimensions

8.35 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-102a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Broken: ring-shank with rosette base.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XX, February 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