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Beads

String of faience disk beads in graduated sizes type D1 and D3; shades of blue-gray.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 509, 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: 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4107

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads