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Beads

Long string of tiny faience beads types D1 and D2 in shades of tan and blue.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1011, 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: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4112

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads