Rare Ancient Roman Ostrich Egg Wool Spinning Set. In Roman times most women spun wool. This precious vessel, fashioned from an ostrich egg, contains a woman's complete set of spindles. Dating from the 1st Century BC - 2nd Century AD, the set comprises; a beautifully fashioned Ostrich egg, variously ribbed throughout its surface, a set of two nearly complete bone spindles, two with delicate arrow points, a further bronze spindle with amber whorls, and a fragment of a larger spindle or distaff. A delicately made and personal item from the ancient world.
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