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Two pieces, second to fourth century AD. Lead spindle whorl, 7/8” diameter inscribed with a saw tooth motif. In this weight, it would have been used for spinning heavy thread or string as wool. Plus, Roman blue glass cabochon, just under ¾” diameter. A pseudo gem stone to decorate furniture, chariot or horse harness. Two pieces.

Stock Number: B9757

$60.00


Certificate of Authenticity

All items purchased from Faganarms are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity with the name of the item and its unique item number for future reference.

Certificates are suitable for display with your item, and can easily be mounted in a 8½" x 5½" frame. Our certificates are printed on an acid free 65lb cardstock. This means your certification will not turn yellow or deteriorate over time.

ROMAN SPINDLE WHORL AND GLASS “GEM STONE”

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