Cypriot 4 spindle whorls: Early/Middle Bronze Age 2100-1700BC

4 spindle whorls

4 more spindle whorls in Red Polished, Drab, and black-slip(?) wares. All similar weights. Variously globular or truncated biconical, the flat end actuallyconcave in 2 cases. I cannot identify what the slightly different one on the left of the photo is. I hope to research it soon.

Size: 3.3-4.2cm high

(Ex James Chesterman collection, bought September 1993 from the collection of Alex Cotton, Hampshire. James Chesterman was a publisher and gave his first antiquities collection to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in 1979. This is from his subsequent collection)

(Aquired Chiswick Auctions 7th December 2016 lot 80.)