Shaped Spindle Whorl

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Shaped Spindle Whorl

Post by arfur_sleep » Mon Nov 26, 2018 4:16 pm

Was out on a club dig yesterday on a well detected field and using the XP Deus V4 with 11 inch coil on the Deep setting.


Very muddy and sticky but did manage to find a nice Shaped Spindle Whorl. I have found various whorls over the years but never one that is shaped like this


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Thanks for looking ::g



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Re: Shaped Spindle Whorl

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:16 pm

Hello Arfur ::g I like it, if that is a whorl, it's pretty unusual and having 8 tapering sides makes that bit more of an interesting design. Always good to have a variation of styles in the collection ::g

Sticky clay mud was certainly the order of the day yesterday with only a couple of coins destined to end-up in my finds bag. See you at the next dig - 2 Dec hopefully. Regards ss47 ::g
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Re: Shaped Spindle Whorl

Post by arfur_sleep » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:50 pm

Thanks SS47 see you Sunday and yes am pleased with the shape quite rare me thinks ::g

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Re: Shaped Spindle Whorl

Post by PeakDetectorist » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:32 pm

Nice spindle whorl! I have had the joy of finding over 30 this year but nothing like that one. ::g
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Re: Shaped Spindle Whorl

Post by Oxgirl36 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:37 pm

I’ve only ever found one boring simple one. Yours is very nice :D
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Re: Shaped Spindle Whorl

Post by chillidog » Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:30 am

they are not unusual finds i have found a few with 8 sides in the past,if i can locate them i place i picture of them up.i got a soft spot for Spindle Whorl's as they come in all different shapes and size's and patterns. all ways looks nice the the display case ::g
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