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    • Object type: SPINDLE WHORL

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Record ID: WMID-DE43F7
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete ceramic spindle whorl of probable Roman dating (AD 200 to AD 400). The spindle whorl is circular in shape with a flat cross section. The upper and lower surfaces are flat. The central hole has been set roughly centrally, and has an internal diameter of 8.0 mm. The shape of the spindle whorl would suggest that it has been specifically made and not created from a reused sherd of pottery. The spindle whorl has been made from an oxidised ceramic, with frequent fine grit inclusions. As surfaces are weathered, with no fresh break available, it is not possible to identify the s…
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: IOW-CA98A0
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Roman ceramic spindle whorl (AD 43- 409). This spindle whorl is sub-circular in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. A slightly off-centre circular hole has a diameter of c. 4.1mm. Close to the edge, another hole with a similar diameter does not fully penetrate the fabric. It is made from locally produced Vectis Ware and curvature indicates that it is from the body of a vessel, rather than the base. The edges are abraded. Length: 31.17mm; width: 30.29mm; thickness: 6.33mm. Weight: 7.15g. 'Vectis ware is hand-made, well finished and relatively hard, bein…
Created on: Thursday 13th February 2014
Last updated: Thursday 2nd July 2015
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