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. 55.
Spear, Nathaniel Jr. 1978. A Treasury of Archaeological Bells. New York: Hastings House Publishers, pp. 77, 80, fig. 55.
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. 280, no. 383.