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String of carnelian and faience disc beads

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Fragment of necklace of small disc beads. Carnelian and faience.

Provenance

From Aniba, Tomb N944, Object number 1401: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Georg Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of George Steindorff

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Aniba, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.5 x 19 cm (3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.4076

Medium or Technique

Carnelian; faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands