A small bell

The cast bronze bell is similar in shape to similar items from the Xiongnu collections. But it is smaller and has a form of a rhombus in cross section and arched edges. The ornament replicates the bell contours. It consists of four areas located two on each side. On each area, reliefed lines are bended from the center to the bottom and the side and shows a spurce-like ornament. 

Material: Bronze
Sizes: 32*34*20 mm
Region: Baikal region
Archeological culture: Xiongnu 
Site: Cheremukhovaya pad'
Storage location:

The museum of BSC SB RAS 

Inventory number: МБНЦ 406

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