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Cymbal

Period:
Early Bronze Age III
Date:
ca. 2300–2000 B.C.
Geography:
Central Anatolia
Culture:
Hattian
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2.52 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1955
Accession Number:
55.137.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
By 1953, collection of Hans von Aulock, Istanbul; acquired by the Museum in 1955, purchased from John J. Klejman, New York.
Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 402, no. 529.
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