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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1992.256.160
Title
Biconical Spindle Whorl
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
spindle whorl
Date
c. 3000 BCE-c. 2000 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Yortan (Anatolia)
Period
Bronze Age, Early
Culture
Anatolian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/288674
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta, black ware
Dimensions
1.7 x 2.1 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)
Provenance
Louise M. and George E. Bates, Camden, ME (by 1971-1992), gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1992.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Louise M. and George E. Bates
Accession Year
1992
Object Number
1992.256.160
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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