Object ID
2004.5.45.B
Object Name
Bell
Material
Copper; Yarn
Object Entities
Gravenites, Helen (owned by)
Gravenites, Helen (is related to)
Object Description
Copper ceremonial bell attached to long knit orange cords with large pom-pom-like endings with fringe. Thelong cord of woven/knit orange yarn it tied to the base of the bell. The copper bell has a long clapper still attached inside. It part of a set and is almost identical to its mate (2004.5.45.A).
Origin
This item was previously owned by Helen Gravenites. Bells are most likely ceremonial; used for dances or perhaps decorating animals.
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Citation
Bell, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7271. Accessed 11/26/20.