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Spindle whorl: CM.1913-2008

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

A flattened biconical lead spindle whorl. Decoration is a seven pointed star with triangles coming toward the centre from edge into gaps, no obvious decoration on reverse.

Notes

History note: Bought as a part of a group for £150

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2008-11-24) by Taylor, Geoffrey

Dating

500 - 1699

Components of the work

Object composed of lead Weight 58.34 g
Diameter Of Hole Diameter 10 mm
Whole Object Height 12 mm Width 30 mm

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1913-2008
Primary reference Number: 183983
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 May 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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