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Creator(s): Aaron Kendall ; Aaron Kendall

Year: 2009

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Spindle Whorl

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Cite this Record

x085. Aaron Kendall, Aaron Kendall. 2009 ( tDAR id: 398606) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8CR5VMR


Spatial Coverage

min long: -47.514; min lat: 59.604 ; max long: -42.855; max lat: 61.88 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Aaron Kendall

Source Collections

Greenlandic National Museum and Archive

Additional Metadata

Filename: V48_Artifacts_tDAR

Place: Greenland

Region: Eastern Settlement

Site: V48

Year: 1977

Artifact No.: 085

Context (cm below): 62.5

Area: Field CD; Square C 11

Description: Spindle Whorl

Matl. Category: Stone

Matl. Type: Steatite?

Length: 1.7

Dia: 3.66; Interior Diam: 1.34

Qty: 1

Weight (g): 23.0

Comments: Layer 18, 17 or 38; The spindle whorl is arched, the hole extended from the underside. On the outer side is decorated with two Latin crosses with expanded cross branches; AV: II

Image 1: P1020683

2: P1020684

Phasing (AD): 1100-1250

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
P1020683.JPG 2.69mb May 8, 2015 1:44:00 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America