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Spindle whorl: GR.30.1963

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Measurements and weight

Diameter: 0.024 m

Place(s) associated

  • Mycenae ⪼ Peloponnese ⪼ Greece

Find spot

  • Mycenae Argolid Greece

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Lamb, Winifred


Bronze Age
-1600 BCE - 1101 -1101 BCE

Materials used in production

Steatite (green)

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.30.1963
Primary reference Number: 69707
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 21 October 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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