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Beads

String of bone or ivory beads type D13; some loose beads.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1322, Tomb N624a or N846: 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: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4131

Medium or Technique

Bone or ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads