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Spindle Whorl

Object Number:37-11-212
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Rayy
Site Name/Number: Rayy
Archaeology Area: H 20, Pit 2, #1, refuse; D. top 43.75
Date Made: Islamic I or II
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bone
Credit Line:The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other Number:RH 6518 - Field No SF

Description

Bone. Conoid with slightly curved sides. WIth engraved cross-hatched triangles and conventionalized bird. Perhaps an ornament or button.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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