4,000-year-old string discovered in Egypt

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7 August 2018

At Garland, we love stories of string. Robyn McKenzie’s essay on string-figures is particularly memorable. This rich article from a publication about coastal cultures includes the story of how perfectly preserved papyrus rope was discovered in a man-made cave in the ancient Egyptian harbour of Saww. String-lovers will enjoy this.

Source: The Long, Knotty, World-Spanning Story of String | Hakai Magazine

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