triangular loomweight

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Block of baked clay weighing around 1 kg with a triangular outline and parallel sides cross‐section with perforations through the corners for attachment to the warp threads on an upright loom during textile production. Generally later Bronze Age and Iron Age in date in the British Isles, these objects provide some of the earliest evidence of weaving.

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