Pre- and early dynastic textiles: technology, specialisation and administration during the process of state formation

Jana Jones

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Abstract

Microscopical analysis of textile evidence from the Neolithic to the Early Dynastic periods in Egypt was undertaken in the field. The impact of technological changes during the Naqada IC-IIA phases was to have far-reaching consequences for textile production and consumption in ancient Egypt.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEgypt at its origins 2
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of the international conference "Origin of the State, Predynastic and Early Dynastic Egypt", Toulouse (France), 5th-8th September 2005
EditorsB Midant-Reynes, Y. Tristant, J. Rowland, S. Hendricks
Place of PublicationLeuven
PublisherPeeters
Pages99-132
Number of pages34
ISBN (Print)9789042919945
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventEgypt at its Origins (2nd : 2005) - Toulouse, France
Duration: 5 Sep 20058 Sep 2005

Publication series

NameOrientalia Lovaniensia analecta
PublisherPeeters
Volume172

Conference

ConferenceEgypt at its Origins (2nd : 2005)
CityToulouse, France
Period5/09/058/09/05

Keywords

  • Predynastic
  • Early Dynastic
  • Egypt
  • textiles
  • technology
  • craft specialisation
  • spin direction
  • tools
  • Levant

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