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Remember the 5,000-year-old corpse found in the Alps a few decades ago? We now know what his last meal was. Bacon. Bacon jerky, to be precise. I talk about an article reporting on that here.
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In which I plug an IndieGoGo project designed to make yarn spun from the wool of Icelandic sheep more accessible. Curious? Go here for the entry.
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If you aren't interested in fabric, especially fabric types common in the Dark Ages, you probably don't care about this post. On the other hand, since I've echoed here, you now know I'm alive and well, right? Anyway, if you are curious about the post, go here for the entry.
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Costuming projects, that is. I often get more fun out of planning an actual costuming project than in making it. If you're curious, go here for the entry.
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In which I talk about a book that gave me little satisfaction, and a scholarly article that satisfied me quite a lot. Go here for the entry.
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I forgot I hadn't posted this one to LJ--it's a short Christmas post passing on a link to a web article about some research into how one of the tablet-woven bands found in the Bronze Age mines at Hallstatt must have been made. Go here for the entry.
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Just like the title says. If scraps of 1,000 year old fabric that come from dead Vikings' clothes don't thrill you, feel free to ignore this one. Otherwise, go here for the entry.
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In which I point out a small news article about the latest Chinese archaeological find: a bowl of beef soup. Or stew. No, really, I'm serious. Go here for the entry.
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In which I discuss an article that shows how an interesting museum display got put together. Go here for the entry.
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Exactly like the title, for once. Go here for the entry.

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