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Coptic Period. Large example of stone or terra cotta, over 1 ½” (1.58”). Bun form with decorative line work incised which suggests stone rather than terra cotta. Originally mounted with a long rod. Raw fiber was bunched on a distaff and drawn by hand into a thread connected to the whorl staff which wound it into string or thread, subsequently stored on the staff.

Stock Number: B5003


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.


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