Unformatted text preview: Terra cotta spindle whorls 5000 BCE. These objects were used as weights in the process of spinning threads. In Syria, f ax was the F rst F bre to be spun (into linen), predating the use of sheep’s wool. Source: Syria. Fig. 3-3. Reconstruction of Paleolithic landscape (A) and Neolithic village at Abu Hureyra (B). Source: Syria. A B...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 302 taught by Professor Jensic during the Summer '10 term at Purdue.
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