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Faience necklace

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String of faience disc beads with blue/green glaze.

Provenance

From Aniba, Object number 486: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Georg Steindorff by the government of Sudan; given to the MFA by Georg Steindorff. (Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of George Steindorff

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 67 x 0.3 cm (26 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.4072

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands