Illustrations of Artifact Categories Subject to U.S. Import Restriction
Peru - Metal Jingle Bells
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Metal Jingle Bells
Type of Object: Musical Instrument
Material: Metal
Measurements: Various
Date or Period: Pre-Columbian
Maker: Pre-Columbian
Designated List Category: IIE5 Metal Musical Instruments - Jingle Bells
Date of Import Restriction: 06/11/1997
Photograph: National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru
Copyright : National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology, and History of Peru
 
Description of Designated List Category Subject to Import Restrictions:
Spherical bells with an opening on the lower part and a handle on the upper part so they can be suspended from a sash or other garment. They contain a small stone or a little ball of metal. The handles may be decorated. Jingle bells may decorate another object, such as rhythm sticks, and may be of gold, silver, or bronze. Used in all pre-Columbian cultures of Peru.
Keywords:
bell, bronze, copper, gold, musical instrument, Pre-Columbian Metals, silver,

 


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