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Spindle Whorl

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Object Number:32-27-284
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cypriot
Provenience: Cyprus
Lapithos
Locus: Tomb 805
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Terracotta
Technique:Red Polished
Height: 3.7 cm
Outside Diameter:4.7 cm
Credit Line:Cyprus Expedition; B.H. Hill, 1932
Other Number:48 - Field No SF
48 - Other Number

Description

fine very light orange clay with a dark gray area. Traces of thick dark red slip, black over the gray areas. truncated biconical, flat bottom. incised decoration: 4 narrow vertical panels of hatched chess-board motif; on bottom, 4 radiating groups of 4 parallel lines.

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. 166, no. 48View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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