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Externally struck iron bell. There is an integral suspension ring at the apex.

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bell
US 578
Musical Instruments


111.242.121 suspended bells struck from the outside
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Idiophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  bell
object name:  clapperless bells
catalogue title:  111.242.121 suspended bells struck from the outside
display title:  111.242.121 suspended bells struck from the outside

Place
West Africa
Additional place information
West Africa 
Date made
19th century
Additional date information
19th century 

Materials & techniques
iron; paint
Additional material & technique information
material: paint (overall)
Measurements
overall: 31.1811 x 8.0315 x 3.8189 in.; 792 x 204 x 97 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 31.1811 x 8.0315 x 3.8189 in.; 792 x 204 x 97 mm


Related subjects
object name: bells
classified as: 111.242.121 Suspended bells struck from the outside

Record created 1999-12-26 by FPALMER
Record last updated 2017-10-23 by XGVIEWS