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Beads

Two large ivory barrel beads; one with black marks.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 185, possibly Tomb N855: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of Georg Steindorff

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)length; .7 cm diameter

Accession Number

50.4094

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads