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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Spindle
Date Made:1570 BCE-1070 BCE? (possibly New Kingdom or later)
Type:Furniture
Materials:Wood
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:Overall: 5 1/8 in x 5/16 in; 13 cm x .8 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.15.2.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Spindle shaft, consisting of rougly cylindrical stick, tapering to a point at one end.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; craftsmen; textile fabrics

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