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Plant to Cloth Workshop

Plant to Cloth: latest in archaeological plant fibre research
When Mar 25, 2015
from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where McDonald Institute Seminar Room
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Attendees All welcome
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Programme:

  • 13:00-13:20    Susanna Harris (University College London): Building a plant fibre reference collection with research potential
  • 13:20-13:40    Margarita Gleba (University of Cambridge): Plant fibres in ancient Europe – raw material, technology and social change
  • 13:40-14:00    Hero Granger Taylor (London): Spliced linen yarns of the Bronze and Early Iron Ages - comparing Egyptian representations of flax/linen processing with traditional Far Eastern practice
  • 14:00-14:20    Stella Spantidaki (University College London): Plant fibre textiles in ancient Greece
  • 14:20-14:40    Robyn Veal (University of Cambridge): Plant fibre textiles from Pompeii – preservation, conservation and opportunities
  • 14:40-15:00    Bruce Clark (The Economist): Linguistics of linen in the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament
  • 15:00-15:30    Discussion

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