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Northern archaeological textiles; proceedings.


Northern archaeological textiles; proceedings.

North European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles (7th: 1999: Edinburgh, Scotland) Ed. by Frances Pritchard and John Peter Wild.

Oxbow Books


137 pages




The 24 articles of this proceedings were first presented at the Seventh North-European Symposium for Archaeological Textiles, held in Edinburgh, Scotland in May 1999. Topics include gold textiles from a Roman burial at Munigua, changing gender roles in late Saxon textile production, textiles for transport, and women's robes excavated from the crypt of Holy Virgin Mary's Church in Torun, Poland. Five of the articles are in German. The articles are well-illustrated with b&w photos and drawings; the book is slightly oversize, at 8.75x11.25". Not indexed. Distributed in the US by the David Brown Book Company.

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