Spindle Whorl


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Artifact Identification Spindle Whorl   (1900.29.0003)
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Textileworking T&E
  4. :
  5. Textile Manufacturing Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Formative Period, 3000 - 300 BC
Culture Ecuadorian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 2.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 2.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.0 cm
Weight 9 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware
Manufacturing Processes Firing, Handbuilding, Piercing
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 7.5/3.5)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Lathrap, Donald. Ancient Equador: Culture, Clay, and Creativity 3000-300 BC. Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1975.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication N/A
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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