Wool Clothing Discovered in Ancient Turkey

Remnants of wool clothing made of animal fibre were found at the mound of catalhoyuk in Turkey, dating back to 6500 BCE. Wool cloth was also found at Stone Age lake-dwelling sites in Switzerland.

      6500 BCE
      Turkey, Switzerland

Additional Information:

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