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A pellet bell made of copper with integral suspension hook, heavily patinated. One side of the bell is in the form of a grinning face.


Musical Instruments

112.13 vessel rattles
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Idiophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  crotal
object name:  pellet bell
catalogue title:  112.13 vessel rattles
display title:  112.13 vessel rattles

Peru; South America
Additional place information
Date made
200 BCE - 600 CE
Additional date information
date made:  200 BCE - 600 CE 

Materials & techniques
Additional material & technique information
material: copper (overall)
overall: 43 x 32 x 28 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 43 x 32 x 28 mm

Related subjects
classified as: 112.13 Vessel rattles

Record created 1999-12-26 by GHAGUE
Record last updated 2017-07-26 by RWEST

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