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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian; Greek (?)
Title:Spindle Whorl
Type:Tool - Textile Working
Place Made:Unknown
Accession Number:  MH 2000.331.INV
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
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Description:
Spindle whorl imprinted with circular decor, red terra cotta with traces black (age or paint)

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; craftsmen; textile fabrics

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