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Beads

Two strings of faience disk beads, type D1 in shades of green; two loose beads in bag.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 638, no Tomb Number: 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: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.) each strand

Accession Number

50.4101

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads