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    • Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
    • Primary material: Pottery
    • Institution: NLM

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Record ID: NLM-2B2326
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman pottery spindle whorl. Only half of the spindle whorl survives. The circular spindle whorl is oval in section with flat faces and the remains of a central circular hole. The fabric is light grey with a dark grey exterior on one face. There are very frequent sub-round sandy inclusions and occasional sparkly inclusions which are possibly mica. The diameter is 45.3mm, the diameter of the central hole is 7.9mm and the weight is 16.04g.
Created on: Thursday 6th November 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grimsby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-3364E6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A circular pottery spindle whorl with a large circular perforation of 7.7mm diameter. The outer edge of the spindle whorl is decorated with two rows of punched squares. The external diameter is 24.7mm, the thickness is 10.2mm and the weight is 7.78g.
Created on: Thursday 10th November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NLM6247
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
central drilled hole concave and widens towards the back (the diameter at the front is 7.10mm, the back is 10.00mm). Both top and bottom are flat with concave sides, object is sub oval. The artifact is made form a fragment of a Roman Humberside gray ware pot.
Created on: Tuesday 27th August 2002
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'WINTERTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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