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Beads

Two strings: one long of faience disk beads type D1 in shades of blue; other short of bone disk beads.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 489, 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: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.), faience Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.), bone

Accession Number

50.4109

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads