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Net Dresses in Ancient Egypt and Elsewhere – Then and Now

Beadnet dresses seem to have been common in ancient Egypt.  They are generally  made of several compounds (e.g., beads and shells), examples being found in the 21st Dynasty (1069-747 BC), as seen on the line drawing of a coffin painting of the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Mathilda's Anthropology Blog.:
Warning! This post contains a lot of images of dead people. I’ve edited out the scarier ones, but it’s not for the squeamish. Fairly recently, a very well qualified lady called Joann Fletcher carried…

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