Bone shaft for spindle

Bone shaft for spindle, good body work with two side caps. The shape of the body is spherical, the base is flat, with a small circular opening. In the widest part of the body there is a decorative belt of incised round ornament, framed by incised concentric lines.

Measurements: diam. 2.8 cm, height 2.2 cm, diam. base 2 cm, diam. aperture 0.6 cm


  • Object type :Shank for spindle
  • Material :bone
  • Site :Aquae Calidae

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