Ancient Frabrics from Teishebaini

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 01 September 2017

Uraratu was famous for its expert weavers. These remains of fabric, rope, and thread ball were discovered at the Teishebaini Fortress, which is located within the boundaries of present-day Yerevan, Armenia, and date from the 7th century BCE. (Erebuni Historical and Archaeological Culture Preserve, Yerevan)



About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and its Communications Director.

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