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Beads

Short strand of tiny mottled stone disk beads type D6 in orange and black.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 977, 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: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4115

Medium or Technique

Stone (steatite?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads