3rd-6th century AD. Polished buff terra cotta. Just under 7/8” diameter, formed as addorsed rounded cones with medial banding and three panels of white pigmented dot lines each half. Original polish mixed with light burial texture. Serving as the weight for a wood rod (spindle) on which a tuft of wool or cotton was mounted, and spun as the thread was pulled and twisted. 
Stock Number: B4637


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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.


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