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Openwork rattle bell

Period:
Iron Age
Date:
ca. early 1st millennium B.C.
Geography:
Northwestern Iran, Caspian region
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
2.91 in. (7.39 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Equestrian
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Spear, Jr., 1978
Accession Number:
1978.514.3
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1978, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Spear, Jr., New York. Published by the donor in A Treasury of Archaeological Bells (1978), no. 48.
Spear, Nathaniel Jr. 1978. A Treasury of Archaeological Bells. New York: Hastings House Publishers, p. 72, fig. 48.

Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 109 (Jul. 1,1978 - Jun. 30, 1979), pp. 20-21.

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. 277, no. 375.
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