Bronze Age Wool Textile of the Northern Eurasia: New Radiocarbon Data

N. I. Shishlina*, O. V. Orfinskaya, P. Hommel, E. P. Zazovskaya, P. S. Ankusheva, J. van der Plicht

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Abstract

The Bronze Age of northern Eurasia is characterised by major socio-economic changes. A secondary products revolution defined an overall trajectory in these global economic transformations. Innovative changes in fibre technologies led to the appearance of woven wool textiles and the production and consumption of new types of garment. Analysis of the first direct AMS 14C dates from woven wool fibres from Bronze Age sites across northern Eurasia allow us to define key stages in the directional spread of woven wool textiles and to determine the cultural context of this process of technological transmission.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)629-638
Number of pages10
JournalNanotechnologies in Russia
Volume15
Issue number9-10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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