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Beads

Two strings of beads with amulets types D1; 4 loose beads.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1366, perhaps from Tomb N624a: 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: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.) string 1 Overall: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4126

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads