Egyptian textiles and their production: ‘word’ and ‘object’: (Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine periods)

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This volume presents the results of a workshop that took place on 24 November 2017 at the Centre for Textile Research (CTR), University of Copenhagen. The event was organised within the framework of the MONTEX project—a Marie Skłodowska-Curie individual fellowship conducted by Maria Mossakowska-Gaubert in collaboration with the Contextes et Mobiliers programme of the French Institute for Oriental Archaeology in Cairo (IFAO), and with support from the Institut français du Danemark and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
Twelve essays are arranged in 4 sections: I. Weaving looms: texts, images, remains; II. Technology of weaving: study cases; III. Dyeing: terminology and technology; IV. Textile production in written sources: organisation and economy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLincoln
PublisherZea Books
Number of pages157
ISBN (Electronic)9781609621537
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020
SeriesZea E-Books

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Recommended Citation:
Mossakowska-Gaubert, Maria, "Egyptian textiles and their production: ‘word’ and ‘object’" (2020). Zea E- Books. 86.

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