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Chlorite spindle whorl

Period:
Late Cypriot III
Date:
ca. 1200–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Chlorite
Dimensions:
Diam. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5004
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Around the central hole are two concentric incised lines.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1559, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 594, Myres 1559, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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