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IASSRT Papers: A probable silk heirloom from Central Asia recovered from a late tenth-century house in Dublin

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This abstract is by Frances Pritchard on an unusual piece of silk thought to have been produced in Central Asia but discovered in Dublin.

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IASSRT Papers: Nahal Omer Middens as indicator for Networks of Trade along the Silk Road on the Edges of Europe: The Textile Evidence

Following the IASSRT symposium, we are publishing a series of posts showcasing the papers most relevant to the Nara to Norwich project. This abstract is by Orit Shamir and her colleagues, on silk fragments from south and east found in the eastern Mediterranean.

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