Spindle Whorls (IMAGE) University of California - Riverside Caption More than 300 spindle whorls from Isla Sacrificios are housed at the British Museum. They represent the contributions women made to the economies of Postclassic Mesoamerica as weavers of cloth. This sample may indicate the high status of women interred or cremated on Isla Sacrificios. Credit Shankari Patel/UC Riverside Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.