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Beads

String of approximately 25 small faience disk beads and 2 small silver barrel beads types D1, D3, and B10.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1021, perhaps Tomb N41: 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 cm (1 3/16 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4137

Medium or Technique

Faience, silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads