Bell

About this object

History of use

Used for herding goats and cattle.

Cultural context

Herding

Physical description

Trapezoidal metal cow bell with metal clapper constructed of one folded piece of vertically folded metal. The side edges are pressed flat while the open end is circular. The clapper has a tear drop shape with the narrow end curving to form an attaching eye. The clapper is attached with two strands of five-ply twisted fibre through holes drilled 1.5 cm. from the top (front and back).