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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:
55.137.3
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.
Ozgüç, Tahsin, and Akok, Mahmut. 1957. "Objects from Horoztepe." Türk Tarih Kurumu Belleten 21, p. 215, fig. 12.

Ozgüç, Tahsin, and Akok, Mahmut. 1958. Horoztepe, an Early Bronze Age Settlement and Cemetery. Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi, pp. 3-5, pl. VII.

Tezcan, Burhan. 1960. "New Finds From Horoztepe," Anatolia V (1960), pl. XVIII.

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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