University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: A1756
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Russia
Russian Turkestan
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Brass
Leather
Credit Line:Russian Expedition; Zelia Nuttall, 1897
Other NumberM unknown - Seder Number

Description

Brass bell-shaped body with brass extension at small end with hole for leather strap. Skin head glued down and held by 6 brass pegs; reinforced with hide thongs intertwined around pegs. Brass incised with designs near head. Good condition. Leather strap deteriorating. Height: 14.5 cm. Diam of head: 11.5 cm.


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