Fragments of bell

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


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

Dimensions

3.6 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-591b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Musical Instruments, The Ancient World

Classifications

Musical instruments

Three bells and fragments of at least three more, traces of iron clapper.

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