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Spindle Whorl

Object Number:37-11-215
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Rayy
Site Name/Number: Rayy
Archaeology Area: RTD 3, Pit 3, #2, D. .30; D. top 56.
Date Made: Islamic
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bone
Credit Line:The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other Number:RD 2285 - Field No SF

Description

Bone coloured red. Domed. Incised triangles on dome; incised bands around vertical walls. Perhaps used as an ornament or button.

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