The "Ovidiu Oana" private bell collection
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It stands 3 3/4 inches anf 2 inches diameter.

Cast 1820 - 1850 Nigeria teritory.
African pre-victorian bell
Amulet bell Faience Glazed, Egypt, VII BCE.

The Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt also known as the Nubian Dynasty or the Kushite Empire, was the last dynasty of the Third Intermediate Period of Egypt that occurred after the Nubian invasion.

The 25th dynasty was a line of pharaohs who originated in the Kingdom of Kush, located in present-day northern Sudan and Upper Egypt. Most of this dynasty's kings saw Napata as their spiritual homeland. They reigned in part or all of Ancient Egypt from 744–656 BC.
Amulet bell Egypt
A bronze bell cast in Armenia, XIV,th century, during the reign of Levon VI Lusinian (1374-1375), the last king of Cilicia.
Armenian Bell
A very old and unique bronze bell, cast in The Assyrian Kingdom, during Early Bronze Age or millenium II B.C. 

Total H: 50 mm, bell is 40 mm tall and 32 mm diameter at base.

find with an internal clapper, non attached.
Assyrian bell
Mask bell pendant with pendant earrings depicting a monkey head

Aztec/Mixtec Huitzo, Mexico - aprox. 12,th to 13,th century A.D.

This is a very nice hand made copper button/bell.  

It has a metal ball inside that makes it jingle

18 mm diameter

Material: Copper
Aztec monkey pendant
This copper bell is cast with a thin coiled, hollow design in a beehive form, cut open, and mounted with edging and design emblems of swirling circles with undulating tails, a spiral pattern bell.

2" long and a nice sound.

Cast 13th century, the city of Tenochtitlan.
Aztec shell pendant
Ancient Bronze Bell cast in Bactrian area around 2000 - 1700 BC.

The bell was found in the Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (also known as the "Oxus civilization"), the modern archaeological designation for a Bronze Age culture of Central Asia, dated to c. 2200–1700 BC, located in present-day eastern Turkmenistan, northern Afghanistan, southern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan, centred on the upper Amu Darya (Oxus River), an area covering ancient Bactria.
Bactrian bell
This is a lot of five bronze bells, cast betwen XX to XVII century BCE in Thailand, Ban Chiang Culture.

Ban Chiang (Thai: บ้านเชียง, pronounced [bâːn tɕʰīa̯ŋ] This is an archaeological site in Nong Han District, Udon Thani Province, Thailand.
Ban Chiang bells

Painted clay Botswana doll with bells.
Botswana Doll with bells
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