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Spindle whorl

Objet collection : Archeology

A spindle whorl is a disc or spherical object fitted onto the spindle to increase and maintain the speed of the spin.

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Stopover at Tenerife

Objet collection : Lesueur, naturalist, artist and explorer

The Canary Islands were a usual port of call on circumnavigations. After thirteen days at sea, the Géographe and the Naturaliste called in at Santa Cruz in Tenerife, and were welcomed by the local dignitaries.

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