Drop Spindle



Drop spindle made from two pieces consisting of a straight shaft of circular section and pierced disc. The wood surface is rather decayed. Find number 26/205: From the North Suburb area V37.8 at Tell el Amarna. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Dry, surface dirt. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1926. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).