07 November 2019

Podcast about the use of prehistoric sheep in textile archaeology

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Two archaeologists discuss the relationship between sheep and humans, and the use of sheep in the textile archaeology.

The prehistoric sheep has been one of the common as well as most important domestic animals since the Neolithic period. It has made significant contributions to the textile economy of the Germanic Iron Age and its bones are found with regular frequency in archaeological excavations. Still, the sheep is invisible in research. Two archaeologists discuss the relationship between sheep and humans, and the use of sheep in the textile archaeology.

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