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Two attached strings of faience and carnelian disk beads type D1 and D4; One of the strings has 1 wooden oblong bead.

Provenance

From Aniba object number 1499k, no Tomb Number: 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: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.) Overall: 31 cm (12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4130

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian, wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads