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Beads

Long strand of tiny faience disk beads types D1, D2 and D3 in shades of blue with 2 metal spacers (each with three holes).

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 833a, 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: 90 cm (35 7/16 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4116

Medium or Technique

Faience, metal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads