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Unfired clay or ceramic spindle whorl

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Clay spindle whorl, diam. 2.6 cm. Hemispherical with perforation 8mm diam. Curved surface lightly scratched with radial strokes and a single girth-groove. Clay reddish brown and nearly gritless. Very smooth.

History

Grave ID

Unknown Sibertswold Downs and Barfrestone Grave

Barfrestone or Sibertswold Downs

Sibertswold

Object ID

M6574

Catalogue Number

M 6574

Material

clay, ceramic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; clay) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

spindle whorl (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; spindle whorl) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

textile

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