Beads

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Aniba, Object number 1507, No Tomb Number

Dimensions

Overall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4129

Medium or Technique

Faience, bone or ostrich egg-shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of faience ball beads, disk beads and bone or ostrich egg-shell disks types C1 and C3; 2 loose faience beads.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1507, no Tomb Number: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of Georg Steindorff