Spindle Whorl


Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Tepe Gawra

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 35-10-161
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Tepe Gawra
Archaeology Area Level XIa
Locus Level XI a | Tepe Gawra, 5 '0' [9 N]
Period Gawra XIa
Date Made 4200-4100 BCE
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta

Terra cotta. Rounded base, sides carinated at middle, conoid top. Incised concentric circles on lower part; short lines over edge.

Credit Line American School Oriental Research / University Museum Expedition to Tepe Gawra, Iraq; E. A. Speiser, 1935
Other Number G5-1005-1 - Field No SF

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