Flat-topped Loom Weight, Stone Age

Made:
5000-500 BCE in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Flat topped loomweight, a stone with a hole drilled through it and used to hold down the vertical threads in a simple loom.

Details

Category:
Textiles Machinery
Object Number:
1980-1701
Materials:
complete, stone
Measurements:
undefined
type:
loom weight
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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