Beads

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Aniba, Object 477, Perhaps tomb number 583 or 741

Dimensions

Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4081

Medium or Technique

Bone, pebble

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Short string of bone disk (D13 or 14) and 4 pebble disk (D6) beads; one drop-shaped pebble pendant.

Provenance

From Aniba object number 477, perhaps tomb number 583 or 741: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of George Steindorff