Spindle whorls
These are spindle whorls. The largest one is made of stone, the black one is made of jet and the other is made from a piece of tile. They would have had a stick pushed through the hole in the middle. Clean, combed (carded) wool would be tied to the bottom of the stick and the spindle dropped - the spinning action would twist the wool into thread which could then be dyed and woven into cloth.

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