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Beads

Disk beads strung. Faience with blue green glaze and shell.

Provenance

From Aniba, Object 334, Tomb Number N846. Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Georg Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of George Steindorff

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

50.4071

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads