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1,400-year-old loom found in Iraq

A 1,400-year-old loom has been found during excavations in northern Iraq. Iraq and nearby Iran’s history are therefore of great interest to archaeologists, who often must face both manmade and natural challenges when working in the region. Earthquakes, such as the 7.3 magnitude on that struck Iran and Iraq on November

Miniature looms found in Chinese tomb

Miniature silk looms have been found in a. 2,100-year-old tomb in China. Tiny wooden figurines have stood upright "weaving" at appropriately sized looms for more than 2,100 years in a Chinese tomb containing the remains of a middle-age woman, a new study finds. The discovery of the miniature scene astonished archaeologists, who

Ancient loom weights found in Turkey

Ancient loom weights which date back 2,500 years have been found in the ancient Turkish city of Assoss. The art of weaving in ancient times was a bit different compared to the weaving of today, Arslan said. “In the textile industry, sheep’s and goat’s wool is used. We have a significant

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