Fragment of a cowrie belt

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Aniba, Object number 1508, No tomb number

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 2 x 12 cm (13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.4077

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Fragment of girdle. 4 cowrie shells. One of the shells has a crack.

Provenance

From Aniba, object number 1508; No tomb number. Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Georg Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of George Steindorff