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Accession_Number E.62.32
adlib_title Egyptian spindle whorl; bead
Shape Spindle whorl; bead
Shape_description Sphere pierced through the centre.
Material Limestone
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Intact. There is a large area where the top layer of limestone has worn away revealing the orginal colour of the limestone. There is a large amount of brown deposit all over the artefact.
Technique/Style
Provenance Hu (Diospolis Parva)
Period Predynastic
Date 7500-5500
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Image
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Beazley_DB
Height 2.6
Diameters 3.2
Handle_height
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Location Citizenship
Edited_by Leigh
Date_edited 29.08.2002
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