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MEDIEVAL SPINDLE WHORL

Medieval or post Medieval lead spindle whorl. Biconical, one face decorated with raised, radial lines, the other with raised pellets. Diameter 28.4mm, Hole diameter 7.8mm, Mass 35.31.The dating of these whorls is open to some doubt. The best dated example was found in a drain at the Austin Friars site in Leicester, a context which contained large quantities of late/post Medieval pottery (Mellor an…