Video: Blazevska and Nazim – The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

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Zlata Blazeska (Department of archaeology, University of Skopje, Skopje), Jasemin Nazim (Museum of Macedonia, Skopje) The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia A series of...
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Zlata Blazeska (Department of archaeology, University of Skopje, Skopje), Jasemin Nazim (Museum of Macedonia, Skopje)
The Textile Impressions from Neolithic Settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia

A series of negative impressions in clay have been recovered during the excavations at Neolithic settlements from Prilep, Republic of Macedonia. At all impressions has identified the same technique of craftsmanship – weft twining with paired weft. Textile impressions are distinguished according to the thickness of the weft threads used and their density. Weft twining is a very old technique and is considered to be halfway between some prehistoric basketry techniques and real weaving on loom. The preference of one technique can indicates stable, more developed stage of textile production.

The presentation was preformed within the
Settlements, Culture and Population Dynamics in Balkan Prehistory
International conference organized by HAEMUS

13-14 March 2015, EU Infocentre
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Under the UNESCO’ policies of the
Open Educational Resources in the Republic of Macedonia

 

 

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