Archive for July, 2016

Convergence 2016 Milwaukee

Convergence 2016 Milwaukee

Julia is headed to Convergence 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin 30 July – 6 August for a week of learning and fun. This bi-annual conference is organized by the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA). Convergence is a fiber art extravaganza including exhibits, multiple day workshops, classes, textile tours and shopping. Thanks to HGA’s […]

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Color pigment question solved!

Color pigment question solved!

Since we started work on the the papyrus 5143c, an open question has been the chemical composition of the pigment used to create the spiral design. The ink on most papyrus fragments has a strong black color indicating the presence of carbon. In contrast, the spiral pigment drawing is brown […]

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