Seller: bevandgeo (410) 100%, Location: Huntsville, Alabama, Ships to: Americas & many other countries, Item: 230806698770 Condition: Considering its age, it is in very good condition. You can see in slides that there is some slight rubbing on the edges., Material: Soft Stone, Details: SCARCE, ROMAN EMPIRE, PRIMATIVE SPINNING WHORL, 2000 YEARS OLD. This ancient WHORL, just one inch wide and 1/2 inch high, was the primative method of spinning during the time of the Roman Empire. These whorls were placed on the end of a reed or stick and spun to twist the fibers into thread. This system is still used today in parts of the world. This whorl is made from some soft stone such as sandstone. Being so small and about 2000 year old these are scare. Condition: Considering its age, it is in very good condition. You can see in slides that there is some slight rubbing on the edges. See our money back guarantee if the item is found to be other than described. Fixed Price is $50.00. INCLUDING POSTAGE AND INSURANCE. If you do not feel this is fair, send us a counter offer. We wtite you when it goes into the mail, the tracking number and when to expect it. We have other unusual early artifacts in our store, Overloaded with stuff. Visit us by clicking the little door at the top right of this page or Google: ebaym e-store Overloaded with stuff. We would appreciate your business.