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Spindle whorl

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White limestone, oblate spheroid ? of irregular surface with many indentations; under side flat; hole through center.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1885: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.45978

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making