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POST MEDIEVAL CROTAL

A complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy spherical 'crotal' bell (1650-1850 in date). The bell has been cast in one piece with an integral suspension loop. The loop is sub-square in plan view with tapering sides. The loop hole is blocked by corrosion but was probably circular. The bell has a central casting seam which is clearly visible but almost flush with the sides of the bell. The upper hemispher…