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The terracotta weights were used on upright wooden looms to ensure tension – essential in the weaving process –, which was obtained by attaching weights to the lower end of the threads. Bronze Age communities in Europe made overwhelming use of linen, wool and hemp thread in their textiles.

The terracotta weights were used on upright wooden looms to ensure tension – essential in the weaving process –, which was obtained by attaching weights to the lower end of the threads. Bronze Age communities in Europe made overwhelming use of linen, wool and hemp thread in their textiles.
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