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Spindle whorl

Ink on stone: "Linkshouse Stronsay"
Pencil on stone: "Linkshouse" (under label)
Label (handwritten rectangular blue edged): "222" Linkshouse, Stronsay, Orkney, Scotland MANU unknown Stone spindle whorl of IA type, discoidal, edges rounded, neat perforation with slightly hourglass shape, narrows to centre. NB "Linkshouse" - there are several sites in Orkney, and at least one on Stronsay, with thiā€¦