Epinetron (pl. epinetra) - a half-cyclinder worn over the thigh with the closed end over the knee, used for preparing wool for weaving. The upper surface was often incised to make a rough surface against which the wool fibres could be rubbed. Often with a female head at the closed end. This example depicts black-figure amazons and is from Boeotia. Attributed to the Sappho pianter, 500-490 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
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