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Spindle Whorl

Object Number:32-27-492
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriot
Provenience: Cyprus
Lapithos
Locus: Tomb 815C
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Red Polished
Height: 3 cm
Outside Diameter:4.5 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition; B.H. Hill, 1932
Other Number:3 - Field No SF
3 - Other Number

Description

fine hard very light orange clay. thin orange-red slip, worn, now matt. conical, with flat bottom. incised decoration: groups of concentric semicircles pendent alternating above and below a horizontal hatched band, herringbones and short multiple horizontal lines as filler, group of horizontal lines below, on bottom, 4 groups of concentric semicircles around edge, broken lines between. type Ib

Bibliography:

[Thesis] Herscher, Ellen C. 1978. The Bronze Age Cemetery at Lapithos, VRYSI TOU BARBA, Cyprus: Results of the University of Pennsylvania Museum Excavations, 1931.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 370, no. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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