Bell

Nubian
Meroitic Period; reign of Amanishakheto
10 B.C.–A.D. 0


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroë, Begarawiyah, Pyramid N. 6

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.8 x 4.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12356

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Bell broken in two pieces.

Provenance

From Meroe Pyramid Beg. N. 6. 1921: 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