Impressive 14 Spindle whorls and 1 ceramic roller from the Ban Chiang area, 1000-300 BC

Impressive 14 Spindle whorls and 1 ceramic roller from the Ban Chiang area, 1000-300 BC

  • Country: Thailand, Ban Chiang
  • Period: Middle late, 1000-300 BC, for the roller 3600-1000 BC
  • Material: terracotta
  • Size: stand 32 cm
  • Spindle size: 31 until 44 mm
  • Ceramic roller size: 65 mm
Object number: T21161
€ 295,00
More from : Thailand

  • Pieces: 14 spindles and 1 ceramic roller
  • The ceramic roller is damaged at one side
  • Spindles whorls are used to spin wool, cotton or other material in order to make fabrics
  • Some believe that it was also used as money
  • Spindle whorls are used for centuries is see for some more info the link:
  • Unusual clay rollers have been found in the excavations at Ban Chiang the use of which is unknown. Suggestions as to use include design stamping onto cloth, pottery, bark-cloth or even onto the bodies of the deceased.
  • Pictures of the book Ban Chiang is included

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Impressive 14 Spindle whorls and 1 ceramic roller from the Ban Chiang area, 1000-300 BC
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