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Bell

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Object Number:
AF3616
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Maritime Congo
Culture Area:
Central Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Iron
Description:
Oval, with incised geometric ornament. There are three circular widenings of the long slit and one transverse slit near each end of it. One of the metal tongues is itself a bell with its own tongue. For general type, cf. the large bell, Af 198. Attributed to Katanga.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman
Other Number:
25743   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Musical Instruments ( Feb 1945 - Feb 1945)
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Musical Instrument Exhibition, Curtis String Quartet (26 Nov 1941 - 26 Nov 1941)
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