Greek decorated terracotta Spindle whorl,300 - 100 B.C - For Sale

Greek decorated terracotta Spindle whorl,300 - 100 B.C
Price: $250.00
Directly from Jerusalem, HOLY LAND Greek/Hellenistic highly decorated terracotta spindle whorl, dated from 300 - 100 BC Throughout history, in almost every ancient culture, the spindle whorl has been a common domestic object. Elegant and abstract, these little objects were used to weight wool while it was being spun into thread. Known to most every civilization, these charming weights were often buried as a grave gift with their owners
Spindle whorls are still used today in parts of Eastern Europe and the Middle East. We can imagine this whorl dancing through the fingers of a beautiful Greek woman as she laughed and gossiped with her friends. From such an artifact, handled on a daily basis by an ancient life, we are placed in intimate touch with a vanished age Measurements: Diameter: 3.5 cm Condition: Intact, excellent archaeological condition Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Holy Land ALL ITEMS THAT WE OFFER FOR SALE COME WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY

Antiquities
Ancient Greek
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AWEIDAH GALLERY
4 Via Dolorosa street
P.O.Box 51067
Jerusalem
Israel
Contact Details :
Email : maweidah@netvision.net.il
Phone : +97226284417 or +972-545-216055

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