Beads

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Aniba, Object number 1510, Tomb N583

Dimensions

Overall: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4142

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold, quartz, carnelian, pebble, alabaster

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

1 hollow gold ball bead type C9; 1 quartz ball bead type C7; Short string of 8 faience disk beads (type D1), 3 carnelian beads (type D4), 2 pebble ring beads (type D6) and 1 alabaster barrel bead (type B7).

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1510, Tomb N583: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of Georg Steindorff