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This perforated oak disc was probably used in ropemaking. The holes would have allowed three strands of fibre to be twisted together. Recovered during excavations at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries and Galloway. 1955-1966.
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Dimensions
dia 82mm (dia 3 1/4")
h 9mm (h 3/8")
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Accession No
CAER208

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