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East Asian Art & Architecture: Background Information

Bronze Ritual Bell

A bronze ritual bell with a cast dragon and a vertical tube to amplify the sound on top,  decorated with Buddhist figures seated on lotuses.

Bronze Ritual Bell, 1200s, Korea, Goryeo period (918-1392), cast bronze with incised inscription, Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art

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Iconography, Mythology, & Symbolism