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Behold, something older than that band t-shirt you keep in the bottom of your dresser

The Tarkhan Dress The earliest woven garment, at 5000 years old, comes from the site of Tarkhan in Egypt. It was excavated by my snarkaeological hero, Flinders Petrie (seriously, read some of the introductions to his dig reports where he complains about the French) in the early 1900s, but languished in storage at the Petrie Museum… Continue reading Behold, something older than that band t-shirt you keep in the bottom of your dresser