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Whorl

Greek, East Greek


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale)

Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.219

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Conical shape spindle whorl; pierced through vertically. Dark gray, smooth, unglazed; irregular. Taken from P 4193 with P 4104, P 4237, M585 where they did not originally belong (?).

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey). 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America