Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close_button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Whorl

Period:
Late Geometric
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan or Italic
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 13/16 x 5/8 in. (4.6 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.482
Not on view
Whorl.
Related Objects

Carved amber bow of a fibula (safety pin)

Date: ca. 500 B.C. Medium: Amber Accession: 17.190.2067 On view in:Gallery 170

Pierced disk, perhaps from an earring or fibula (safety pin)

Date: 7th century B.C. Medium: Amber Accession: 96.9.483 On view in:Gallery 170

Pierced disk, perhaps from an earring or fibula (safety pin)

Date: 7th century B.C. Medium: Amber Accession: 96.9.484 On view in:Gallery 170

Pierced disk, perhaps from an earring or fibula (safety pin)

Date: 7th century B.C. Medium: Amber Accession: 96.9.487 On view in:Gallery 171

Pierced disk, perhaps from an earring or fibula (safety pin)

Date: 7th century B.C. Medium: Amber Accession: 96.9.481 On view in:Gallery 170