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Sir John Evans's Collections of Artefacts


Neolithic Stone loomweight

Country of Origin: Spain

Description: Flat schist stone loomweight, broken in one side.

Dimensions: 6.4cm diameter

Object Period: Neolithic

Provenance: El Argar, Spain

Museum Accession No.: AN1927.5302

Aquisition History: Previously in the possession of H. L. Siret, then acquired by John Evans. Presented to the Ashmolean Museum by Sir Arthur Evans in 1927.

Other Information: Other items previously belonging to H. L. Siret were also part of the Sir John Evans collection including a neolithic bowl (AN1927.2012) and Bronze Age beads (AN1927.2020) (These objects can be viewed on this website).