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Button or Spindle Whorl

Object Name:
Button or spindle whorl
Date:
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Geography:
Egypt, el-Bahnasa (Oxyrhynchus)
Culture:
Roman Egyptian
Medium:
Bone; incised and inlaid with paint
Dimensions:
H. 1/4 in. (0.6 cm) Diam. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1897
Accession Number:
97.4.96
444849

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