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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

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Warning: excessive blathering to come

Several people, most of whom have no idea what they’re getting into, have encouraged me to start blogging again. Rather than resume my old Blogger blog, I have started anew. I’m going to try to discipline myself to post regularly, whether it be about archaeology, my own random news, coping with chronic illness, or excessive… Continue reading Warning: excessive blathering to come