Beads

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Aniba, Object number 1293, Tomb N824b

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.) length

Accession Number

50.4134

Medium or Technique

Faience, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of approximately 41 glazed faience disk beads and 3 halved shell types D1 and M.

Provenance

From Aniba Object number 1293, Tomb N824b: Excavated by Georg Steindorff; assigned to Steindorff by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Gift of Georg Steindorff