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Lead Spindle weight

Lead Spindle weight

Date Added: 28 November 2018 Year: 1300 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2018_037 | Picture No: 13771

Lead spindle weight 25mm diameter, 8 mm thick with a central hole 6mm in diameter. used as a whorl during wool spinning, probably Medieval. It was found during metal detecting in field in front of Skelbo Castle.

Dimensions: Diameter 25 mm thickness 8 mm

Groups: Dornoch Finds and Treasure Trove


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