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posted by [personal profile] cathyr19355 at 11:02pm on 08/06/2017 under
In which I post a bunch of links for archaeological clothing and textile resources available from the Internet. Go here for the entry.
Mood:: 'pleased' pleased
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In which I review a book about food history that is... most interesting. Go here for the entry.
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It isn't enough that I spend my spare time going on and on about Viking age clothing. Now I'm going on about Viking age accessories. Care to find out what I'm talking about? Go here for the entry.
Mood:: 'geeky' geeky
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In which I blather about an archaeology site that is unusually informative. Go here for the entry.
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In which I discuss an article about an archaeological discovery concerning the Neanderthals' diet. Go here for the entry.
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In which I bring a very interesting video to the attention of my readers. Go here for the entry.
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Just like the title says. Most of my readers here won't care. If you think you might, go here for the entry.
Mood:: 'thoughtful' thoughtful
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In which I refer my readers to yet another on-line source--this one a close summary of the clothing-related pages of the book "Bundled in Blue", a National Museum of Iceland publication that describes a recent analysis of the 1936 discovery of a Viking woman's burial. Sound dull? Not to me, but if ancient clothing reconstructions don't appeal to you, don't go here to check out the entry.
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Archaeologists have found fine linen, woven of incredibly thin threads, dating to the Bronze Age. They found it a few miles north of Cambridge, England. Yes, really! Go here for the entry.
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In which I talk about a more than 2,000 year old hat style, favored by the armies of Alexander the Great, and apparently also by modern Afghans and Pakistanis. Any connection? Not necessarily. Go here for the entry.

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