Spindle Whorl

Kirkuk, Iraq
Central Mesopotamia


5000-4000 BCE


Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Semitic Museum



Place Made: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, West Asia, Asia


5000-4000 BCE

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Weaving

Research Area

Near East

Not on view


Excavated at Nuzi (Yorghan Tepe) by the Harvard-Baghdad School Expedition, 1927-1931; Semitic Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1942.

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