Archive for October, 2016

Karina Grömer: Neolithic Stamps for spiral design

Karina Grömer: Neolithic Stamps for spiral design

By Karina Grömer, Textile archaeologist at the Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria Spirals are among the oldest pattern types of mankind. From Neolithic Europe, they can be found as decoration on pottery, but also on clay stamps, so called “pintadera”. Those objects derive from the Middle Neolithic and early Copper age, […]

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