Recent Science Discoveries, 2000
And other recent science discoveries
by Otto Johnson
| Introduction |
Antisocial Brain Tissue Deficit
New Orleans, the New Atlantis?
First Cloned Piglets
Snakes with Legs?
Our Ancestors Were Knuckle-Walkers
It's A Smaller World After All
Rare Arctic Asteroid
Other Amazing Discoveries
Caps, Belts, and Skirts
Instead, the warm weather clothing of at least some of our ancestors included caps or snoods, belts, skirts, bandeaux (banding over the breasts), bracelets, and necklaces—all constructed of plant fibers in a great variety of woven textiles.Comparable to Modern Fibers
The new evidence comes in part from a study of 80 textile impressions found on tiny clay fragments in the Czech Republic. The impressions are the earliest evidence for cordage and textile production in the world and reflect technologies heretofore only associated with fine garments of later periods.