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Bell metal

Scope note

Bronze used chiefly for casting large bells. Its standard composition is 78% copper and 22% tin but is varied to give varying tones.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300010958

Broader Terms used

bronze

Term used for

metal, bell

Created

12yrs ago

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