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Tympanum of a Heger I Kettledrum

Period:
Bronze and Iron Age period, Dongson culture
Date:
ca. 500 B.C.–A.D. 300
Culture:
Vietnam
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 27 23/32 in. (70.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
From the Collection of Nina and Gordon Bunshaft, Bequest of Nina Bunshaft, 1994
Accession Number:
1995.70
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 244
Dongson kettledrums of this type must have been widely traded in antiquity, as many have been found in Indonesia.
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