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Pair of small cymbals.
The rims of the cymbals are turned up at the edge and are now very uneven; the points of contact are towards the central, saucer-shaped depression. The rims have a pronounced flange on the back of the cymbals. There is a decoration of two concentric circles on the back of each cymbal.
Diameter: 6.50 centimetres (cymbal - checked)
Diameter: 6.40 centimetres (cymbal)
Weight: 0.036 kilograms (cymbal)
Weight: 0.046 kilograms (cymbal)
Depth: 1.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 'A Guide to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Egyptian Rooms, and the Coptic Room' (1922), p. 212
H. Hickmann, 'Cymbales et crotales dans l'Égypte ancienne', 'Annales du Service des Antiquitiés de l'Égypte', 49 (1949), p. 521 and fig. 42
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
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