Spindle whorl

Description
Spindle whorls were used for spinning wool into thread. This one is made from a piece of old pottery.
Accession Loan No.
857/1989/6
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
spindle whorl
Simple Name
spindle whorl?
Full Name
re-used from south western black burnished ware 1 sherd
Dimensions
whole depth 7 mm; whole diameter 32 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
160
Production Year High
200
Family Group

Material
pottery; South Western Black Burnished ware
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Rack Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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