Fragments of bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-102e

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Ring shank with 4-pointed 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