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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Pre-Columbian
Title:Spindle Whorl
Date Made:ca. 500-1000 CE
Type:Tool - Textile Working
Materials:ceramic
Place Made:South America; Chile
Measurements:Overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 5.7 cm x 7.9 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1975.16
Credit Line:Gift of President Emeritus Charles W. Cole (Class of 1927)
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Tags:
deserts; tools; decoration and ornament; indigenous people

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