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Spindle

Date:
580–640
Geography:
Made in Thebes, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Wood and iron
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 7/16 x 3 3/16 in. (34.2 x 8.1 cm) whorl only: 1 1/16 x 3 3/16 in. (2.7 x 8.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Miscellany
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
14.1.476
Not on view
From the Monastery of "Priest Elias," south of Deir el-Mohareb. Museum excavations, 1913–14. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1914.
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