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Beads

String of bone or ostrich egg-shell disk beads type D13 or D14.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1363, 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: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4125

Medium or Technique

Bone or ostrich egg-shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads