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Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Ancient Egyptians made colorful socks for their kids

Ancient Egyptian kids had colorful, striped socks, too: Scientists at the British Museum used a non-invasive imaging tool to show dyes and weaving techniques Ancient Egyptians by examining a child’s sock, the Guardian reports. The technique does not require samples to be taken. “The ancient Egyptians famously gave us paper and the pyramids, but were also early adopters of the stripy sock.”

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