30,000-Year-Old Wild Flax Fibers

@article{Kvavadze200930000YearOldWF,
  title={30,000-Year-Old Wild Flax Fibers},
  author={Eliso Kvavadze and Ofer Bar‐Yosef and Anna Belfer‐Cohen and Elisabetta Boaretto and Nino Jakeli and Zinovi Matskevich and Tengiz Meshveliani},
  journal={Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={325},
  pages={1359 - 1359}
}
Dyed flax fibers from 30,000 years ago show that humans in the Caucasus were making colored twine at that time. A unique finding of wild flax fibers from a series of Upper Paleolithic layers at Dzudzuana Cave, located in the foothills of the Caucasus, Georgia, indicates that prehistoric hunter-gatherers were making cords for hafting stone tools, weaving baskets, or sewing garments. Radiocarbon dates demonstrate that the cave was inhabited intermittently during several periods dated to 32 to 26… 
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