Textile Revolution (Topoi A-4)

The use of wool-bearing sheep provided the basis for new and rapidly growing textile production, which without exaggeration can be seen as a technological revolution. Therefore, the multidisciplinary research group  investigated pictorial, written and other types of evidence from material culture attributing the innovation to the spread of sheep husbandry and wool processing between the 5th and 3rd millennium BC in the Near East and, somewhat later, in Europe as well.

Eintrag bearbeitet: 08-07-2024