Spindle whorl

Title

Spindle whorl

Subject

Archaeology

Description

CANCM:7520 - Spindle whorl of black pottery. (Accessions register states:
"n.b. a small ring-shaped piece of badly corroded
bronze lay at a distance
of 9" away from the whorl, and is quite possibly the
end of the spindle,
thus it would have been originally 9"(?) long and
suspended from the bell"
& "found by the right hip").
Found Bekesbourne,
Kent
N.G. 200555
by Mr. F. Jenkins, in grave 22, Anglo-Saxon cemetery.
Production period: Anglo-Saxon.
Acquisition source: Wilson, P.G., Mr. (Boundary Cottage, Bekesbourne).

All images © Canterbury City Museums.

Creator

Canterbury City Museums

Date

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Files

Spindle-whorl

Citation

Canterbury City Museums, “Spindle whorl,” Woruldhord, accessed October 22, 2021, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/697.

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