Length of wool cord

Length of wool cord

Length of wool cord
Mazartagh, China
700–850 AD
Museum no. LOAN:STEIN.244 (M.Tagh.a.IV.00181)
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London
On loan from the Government of India and the Archaeological Survey of India

This length of woollen knotted cord was discovered in a rubbish heap outside the fort of Mazartagh, and may have been part of some sort of pastime or game.