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- DescriptionUsing examples as diverse as Egyptian mummies, Celtic tombs, Native American ceremonial bundles, and contemporary African textiles, twelve archaeologist and anthropologist contributors show how acts of wrapping and unwrapping are embedded in beliefs and thoughts of a particular time and place.
- Author BiographySusanna Harris is British Academy Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. She is researching the relationship between textiles and animal skins in prehistoric Europe and the role of cloth-type materials as cloth cultures. Laurence Douny is a Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow based at the Department of Anthropology at University College London. She has been working over the past 10 years in the Dogon region of West Africa on earth works. She is now conducting research on silk embroidery and woven textiles throughout West Africa.
- PublisherLeft Coast Press Inc
- Date of Publication30/09/2014
- Series TitleUCL Institute of Archaeology Publications
- Place of PublicationWalnut Creek
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLeft Coast Press Inc
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
- Weight521 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byLaurence Douny,Susanna Harris
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