(In South Africa) a large bell hung between two whitewashed pillars, formerly used to summon slaves and mark the beginning and end of work periods.
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- The old slave bell used to call slaves in from the field still hangs from an oak near the main house.
- This photograph depicts employees standing under the old slave bell at the Soledad estate.
- The lodge housed up to 200 slaves at a time and the slave bell may still be seen.