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Beads

Two strings of small faience disk beads type D1: long string in shades of blue; short string in shades of tan and light blue.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 557, 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: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.) Overall: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4104

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads