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Fig. 66 shows a biconical whorl, and its top is decorated to represent three Swastikas and three burning altars.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
The centers of the crosses are occupied by the central hole of the whorl, while the arms extend to the periphery.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
The specimen represented in fig. 76 is not a spindle-whorl, as shown by the number and location of the holes.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
The whorl shown in fig. 45 is nearly spherical, with two Swastikas in the upper part.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
In this collection is a spindle-whorl, found at 13½ feet (4 meters) depth and belonging to the fourth city.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Abreast of Jefferson Barracks they suddenly heard the boom of a cannon and saw a great whorl of smoke drifting in their direction.
The whorl, among most other savage or prehistoric peoples, as we have already seen, was of stone or clay.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Inner lip rather thick and reflected on the base of the penultimate whorl.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
An early application of this idea is to be found in the practice of spinning with distaff and whorl.
Upon the fourth whorl are four hares, the symbols of the moon, forming a cross round the sun.
TROY AND ITS REMAINSHENRY (HEINRICH) SCHLIEMANN

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