Designed by Dina Cahen
Last update : 2014-2015 - Israel
tops have fascinated the
since the earliest recorded times.
In the British Museum are glazed composition tops from Egypt, 1250 BC, which were spun, not whipped, and a claymodel of a spinning top from ancient Greece, 750-700 BC.
women, as well as girls and boys,
tops in ancient Greece, and vases
depict the activity: for instance, on a lekythos in the
Museum of New York, two women are seen
whipping their tops.
In our world there are useful objects and toys that Look like tops.
The aim of tops is as a toy and a Decorative object.
subjects of interest:
Source of inspiration for:
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