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Bead or Spindle Whorl

Object Name:
Bead or spindle whorl
Date:
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Geography:
Found/excavated Egypt, el-Bahnasa
Medium:
Bone; carved
Dimensions:
H. 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) Diam. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1897
Accession Number:
97.4.89
Not on view
Egypt Exploration Fund, London (until 1897; gifted to MMA)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Catalogue. New York, 1898. no. 2171.



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