London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A GROUP OF MAINLY DRAB POLISHED WARE POTTERY SPINDLE WHORLS
MIDDLE BRONZE AGE, 1900-1650 B.C.
Comprising sixteen Drab Polished Ware spindle whorls of bi-conical form, another of waisted 'hour-glass' form; two Incised Red Polished Ware spindle whorls of conical form; two Black Slip Ware spindle whorls of bi-conical form, all with incised decoration; three White Painted Ware conical-shaped spindle whorls with encircling black lines, Iron Age, 1050-750 B.C.; a small picrolite spindle whorl, the flattened disc with convex upper edge, 2nd-1st millennium B.C.; a stone spindle whorl of truncated cone form; and two small lead bi-conical spindle whorls
2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) high max. (28)
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The Art of Ancient Cyprus, p. 259, pl. 285 (items one to seventeen).
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