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By Francois Boucher

Outsized Hardcover tells the tale of the way humans have dressed themselves from the earliest recorded occasions to trendy instances. A definitive research that includes each one epoch and area, basically mentioned in order that the amateur can get pleasure from this quantity in addition to the coed. A needs to for any scholar of the humanities or somebody drawn to how type has developed.

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49 Head-dress of Shub-ad (Pu-abi), Queen of Ur. Fourth millennium Museum. (Museum photo) 50 Golden Helmet of Prince Mes-kalam-shar from Ur. Third millennium bc. Iraq Museum. Baghdad. (Museum photo) BC. Philadelphia, University bracelets constitute the most usual range of ornaments worn by women. ^* six These Sumerian warriors wore rawhide caps or fitted with chinstraps with wool and FOOTWEAR ; both types of head-dress were padded Naram-Sin, King of Agade towards 2700 bc, Old Testa- to the ment, as did the Egyptians however, sandals are worn by one Sumerian, Naram-Sin, on a triumphal stele (c.

99-100. 6 Vogt. 7 Geiger and Ljungh; Vogt, Ciba 15, pp. 507 8 Clark, p. 12. 30 ff. E. E. Vogt: Geflechte und Gewerbe der Steinzeit, 1937. Vogt: 'Vanneries et tissus a I'age de la pierre et du bronze en Europe' Les Cahiers Ciba, No. 15, February 1948. Prehistoric Chronology PALAEOLITHIC EARLY Abbevillean 600,000 to 160,000 BC Hunters of Acheulean MIDDLE M ouster ian LATE Aurignacian Solutrean mammoth and reindeer 160,000 to 40,000 BC Fur garments 40,000 to 8000 BC Magdalenean MESOLITHIC Hunters and fishermen 8000 to 3000 BC Hide garments NEOLITHIC Farmers and shepherds 3000 to 1000 BC Flax cultivation Hide garments Early weaving BRONZE AGE 2100 to 1000 BC Sailors and artisans Early use of wool Woven, decorated garments IRON AGE HALLSTATT PERIOD 1000 to 500 BC LA T£NE period 500 to 50 BC histoire (Histoire Universelle V Homme avant Vecriture and A.

It seems that Cherblanc, in his study of the kaunakes, interpreted this drapery wrongly and imagined the half-cape to be an independent part of the costume, despite Heuzey's admirable ex- planation. COSTUME It is very likely that the shawl was thus contemporary with gown which appears only on female figures; the bust the whole The costumes of the most ancient Pre-Aryan civilizations of the Middle East (Pre-'Ubaid, 'Ubaid and Ur) were, in their 36 of a Sumerian (c. woman, plate 44 (2700 bc), the goddess 2500 bc), the praying woman Inanna with the aryballos, plate 41 t^/^^>^ SHAWL IN KAUNAKfeS 39 King Ennatum at the head of his troops wears, over his pagne-skirt.

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