5000 years old woven garment discovered In Egypt looked fashionable even today. Its looks like a tattered and stained shirt.
The first dress as well as the earliest known bar and identified this week.
It named Egypt’s oldest garment and is the oldest known surviving woven garment in the world
The garment dates to around 3482 B.C., as the “Tarkhan Dress,” and now looks like a tattered and stained shirt.
The linen dress looked fashionable even today as researchers determined it featured a natural pale grey stripe with knife-pleated sleeves and bodice.
Its hem is missing, so the original length of the dress is unknown.
“The survival of highly perishable textiles in the archaeological record is exceptional.
Survival of complete, or almost complete, articles of clothing like the Tarkhan Dress is even more remarkable.
Suspected that the dress dated from the First Dynasty, but not able to confirm this as the sample.
Previously needed for testing would have caused too much damage to the dress.
To calculate its age,the University of Oxford measured a small sample of the dress to determine how much radiocarbon remained in the linen.
Linen especially suitable for radiocarbon dating.
According to the researchers it composed of flax fibers that grow over a relatively short time.
Currently on display at the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, features wear and tear that date back to its earliest days.
The researchers believe that a young teenager or a very slim woman wore it.
The remains of structure 2141 years old and are located at a site.
5000 years old woven garment discovered In Egypt looked fashionable even today.
Wine was the drink of choice in the region, then and now, and plenty of it appears to served at the tavern.
Which would quite a popular spot in the scenic area circa 125 B.C.