perfect world

Me: Wow I’m finally free from the obsessions of various fandoms and I can finally focus on my life and be successful

Netflix: *New animated show*

Me: One episode definitely won’t hurt

I doodled my two new favorite beans and binge watched all of TDP in a day. I’m not ashamed.

Imaging tool unravels secrets of child's sock from ancient Egypt
Non-invasive technique devised by British Museum sheds light on dyeing and weaving process
By Caroline Davies

The ancient Egyptians famously gave us paper and the pyramids, but were also early adopters of the stripy sock.

Scientists at the British Museum have developed pioneering imaging to discover how enterprising Egyptians used dyes on a child’s sock, recovered from a rubbish dump in ancient Antinoupolis in Roman Egypt, and dating from 300AD.

New multispectral imaging can establish which dyes were used – madder (red), woad (blue) and weld (yellow) – but also how people of the late antiquity period used double and sequential dying and weaving, and twisting fibres to create myriad colours from their scarce resources.

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