Spindle Whorl, Bone; incised and inlaid with paint

Spindle Whorl

Object Name:
Spindle whorl
Date:
8th–10th century
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bone; incised and inlaid with paint
Dimensions:
H. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Diam. 1 1/4 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification:
Ivories and Bone
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921
Accession Number:
21.6.101
Not on view
Lily S. Place, Cairo (until 1921; gifted to MMA)
Strzygowski, Josef. "Koptische Kunst." In Catalogue Generale du Musee du Caire. vol. 12. Vienna, 1904. p. 208, ill. pl. XIX.